Neighborhood Rebels: Black Power at the Local Levelby P. Joseph
Pub. Date: 02/11/2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
This book examines the evolution of Black Power activism at the local level. Comprised of essays that examine Black Power's impact at the grassroots level in cities in the North, South, Mid-West and West, this anthology expands on the profusion of new scholarship that is taking a second look at Black Power.
Table of ContentsIntroduction; P.E.Joseph The Mecca: Harlem as Black Power's Headquarters; P.E.Joseph 'Get Up Off of Your Knees!' Competing Visions of Black Empowerment in Milwaukee During the Early Civil Rights Era; P.Jones The Gateway City: Black Power in St. Louis; C.Lang 'A Campus Where Black Power Won: Merritt College and the Hidden History of Oakland's Black Panther Party'; D.Murch 'We were coming with action': High School Students and the Development of Black Power in L.A'; J.Theoharis 'We Were Going to Fight Fire With Fire:' Black Power in the South; S.Wendt Black Power in Louiville; T.K'Meyer The Black Arts Movement in Atlanta; J.Smethurst Militant Organizing Across Time: Black Power in New Orleans Looking Back From Hurricane Katrina; K.B.Germany 'The Pursuit of Audacious Power: Rebel Reformers& Neighborhood Politics in Baltimore, 1966-1968'; R.Williams
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