Knocking at Our Own Door: Milton A. Galamison and the Struggle to Integrate New York City Schools / Edition 1

Knocking at Our Own Door: Milton A. Galamison and the Struggle to Integrate New York City Schools / Edition 1

by Clarence Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0739102273

ISBN-13: 9780739102275

Pub. Date: 01/10/2001

Publisher: Lexington Books

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:
9780739102275
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
01/10/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Shaping of Milton Galamison Chapter 3 From Witherspoon to Siloam: The Making of a Militant Pastor Chapter 4 The NAACP Years Chapter 5 The Parents' Workshop for Equality in New York City Schools Chapter 6 The First City-Wide School Boycott Chapter 7 The Second School Boycott and the End of the Movement Chapter 8 The People's Board of Education, Ocean Hill-Brownsville, and the Last Hurrah Chapter 9 Conclusion Chapter 10 Superintendents During the School Integration Struggle

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