Negroes with Guns

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2013 Reprint of 1962 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Contains two essays by Martin Luther King Jr. concerning the role of violence in the civil rights movement. During the height of the Civil Rights Movement, Robert Williams organized armed self-defense against the racist violence of the Ku Klux Klan. This is the story of his movement, first established in Monroe, N.C. As prologue, the issues raised by events in Monroe are weighted by Truman ...
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Overview

2013 Reprint of 1962 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Contains two essays by Martin Luther King Jr. concerning the role of violence in the civil rights movement. During the height of the Civil Rights Movement, Robert Williams organized armed self-defense against the racist violence of the Ku Klux Klan. This is the story of his movement, first established in Monroe, N.C. As prologue, the issues raised by events in Monroe are weighted by Truman Nelson and Martin Luther King Jr. Illustrated.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781614274117
  • Publisher: Martino Fine Books
  • Publication date: 3/1/2013
  • Pages: 130
  • Sales rank: 264,817
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert F. Williams left Cuba to live in the People’s Republic of China from 1966-1969 before receiving safe passage home and a Ford Foundation grant to work at the Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan.
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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction: Robert F. Williams, "Black Power," and the Roots of the African American Freedom Struggle
Prologue 3
Ch. 1 Self-Defense Prevents Bloodshed 6
Ch. 2 An NAACP Chapter is Reborn in Militancy 13
Ch. 3 The Struggle for Militancy in the NAACP 28
Ch. 4 Non-Violence Emboldens the Racists: A Week of Terror 38
Ch. 5 Self-Defense Prevents a Pogrom: Racists Engineer a Kidnapping Frameup 46
Ch. 6 The Monroe Case: Conspiracy against the Negro 54
Ch. 7 Self-Defense: An American Tradition 72
Index 87
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