Groundwork: Local Black Freedom Movements in America

Groundwork: Local Black Freedom Movements in America

by Jeanne Theoharis
     
 

A groundbreaking collection of essays on the civil rights movement focusing on smaller, regional civil organizations across the country - not just in the South.See more details below

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A groundbreaking collection of essays on the civil rights movement focusing on smaller, regional civil organizations across the country - not just in the South.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814782842
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
“They Told Us Our Kids Were Stupid”: Ruth Batson & the Educational Movement in Boston
“Drive Awhile for Freedom”: Brooklyn CORE’s Stall-In & Public Discourses on Protest Violence
Message from the Grassroots: The Black Power Experiment in Newark
Gloria Richardson & the Civil Rights Movement in Cambridge
We’ve Come a Long Way: Septima Clark, the Warings, & the Changing Civil Rights Movement
Organizing for More Than the Vote: The Political Radicalization of Local People in Lowndes County
“God’s Appointed Savior”: Charles Evers’s Use of Local Movements for National Stature
Local Women & the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi: Re-visioning Woman power Unlimited
The Stirrings of the Modern Civil Rights Movement in Cincinnati
“We Cannot Wait for Understanding to Come to Us”: Community Activists Respond to Violence at Detroit’s Northwestern High School
“Not a Color, but an Attitude”: Father James Groppi and Black Power Politics in Milwaukee
Practical Internationalists: The Story of the Des Moines, Black Panther Party
Inside the Panther Revolution: The Black Freedom Movement and the Black Panther Party in Oakland
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