Earl B. Dickerson: A Voice for Freedom and Equality

Earl B. Dickerson: A Voice for Freedom and Equality

by Robert J. Blakely
     
 

ISBN-10: 0810123355

ISBN-13: 9780810123359

Pub. Date: 05/15/2006

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

Recipient of 2007 The Hyde Park Historical Society Paul Cornell Award  See more details below

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Recipient of 2007 The Hyde Park Historical Society Paul Cornell Award

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810123359
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
05/15/2006
Series:
Chicago Lives Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword     
John Hope Franklin

Foreword
Alta M. Blakely

Introduction

Chapter One     The Early Years: From Mississippi to Chicago
Chapter Two     World War I and Its Aftermath: The Promise of Freedom
Chapter Three     Years of Emergence
Chapter Four     Alderman Dickerson
Chapter Five     The Fight Against Racially Restrictive Covenants
Chapter Six      The First Fair Employment Practices Committee
Chapter Seven      Consolidating Gains: Lawyer, Leader, and Activist
Chapter Eight      The Supreme Life Insurance Company
Chapter Nine      The Later Years: National Gadfly and Community Activist
Chapter Ten      Assessing a Life and a Man

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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