Servants of the People: The 1960s Legacy of African-American Leadership

Servants of the People: The 1960s Legacy of African-American Leadership

by Lea E. Williams
     
 

Beginning with the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case, this book traces the lives of six American civil rights leaders as they willingly risk their lives for the civil rights cause: A. Philip Randolph, Frederick D. Patterson, Thurgood Marshall, Whitney M. Young, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Fannie Lou Hamer.

Overview

Beginning with the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case, this book traces the lives of six American civil rights leaders as they willingly risk their lives for the civil rights cause: A. Philip Randolph, Frederick D. Patterson, Thurgood Marshall, Whitney M. Young, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Fannie Lou Hamer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312176846
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.65(d)

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