Knocking At Our Own Door / Edition 1

Knocking At Our Own Door / Edition 1

by Clarence Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231109504

ISBN-13: 9780231109505

Pub. Date: 10/23/1997

Publisher: Columbia University Press

What caused one of America's most promising civil rights movements to implode on the eve of change? Knocking at Our Own Door chronicles the life of New York's preeminent but little-studied integrationist, Milton A. Galamison, and his controversial struggle to improve the lives of the city's most underprivileged children. This detailed account brings insight into

Overview

What caused one of America's most promising civil rights movements to implode on the eve of change? Knocking at Our Own Door chronicles the life of New York's preeminent but little-studied integrationist, Milton A. Galamison, and his controversial struggle to improve the lives of the city's most underprivileged children. This detailed account brings insight into the complexities of urban politics, race relations, and school reform.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231109505
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
10/23/1997
Series:
Columbia History of Urban Life Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Lexile:
1430L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix(2)
Primary Sources xi
Introduction 1(8)
chapter one The Shaping of Milton Galamison
9(18)
chapter two From Witherspoon to Siloam: The Making of a Militant Pastor
27(20)
chapter three The NAACP Years
47(44)
chapter four The Parents' Workshop for Equality in New York City Schools
91(25)
chapter five The First City-Wide School Boycott
116(30)
chapter six The Second School Boycott and the End of the Movement
146(30)
chapter seven The People's Board of Education, Ocean Hill-Brownsville, and the Last Hurrah
176(32)
chapter eight Conclusion
208(9)
appendix Superintendents During the School Integration Struggle 217(2)
Notes 219(30)
Index 249

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