Servants of the People: The 1960s Legacy of African American Leadership / Edition 1

Servants of the People: The 1960s Legacy of African American Leadership / Edition 1

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ISBN-10: 031216372X

ISBN-13: 9780312163723

Pub. Date: 12/13/1996

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

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:
9780312163723
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
12/13/1996
Edition description:
1996
Pages:
253
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Revised Edition: Reflections a Decade Later Dynamic Times Call for Dynamic Leaders Leadership Defined PART I: THE FORERUNNERS: SECURING SAFE PASSAGE A. Philip Randolph: Dean of Black Civil Rights Leaders Frederick D. Patterson: Leading by Precept and Example PART II: THE NEGOTIATORS: BUILDING CONSENSUS Thurgood Marshall: A Drum Major for Justice Whitney M. Young Jr. and Vanguard Leadership PART III: THE PROVOCATUERS: CATCHING FIRE Adam Clayton Powell Jr.: The Uses and Abuses of Charismatic Power Fannie Lou Hamer: The Voice of a Servant-Leader PART IV: WOMEN IN THE MOVEMENT Making a Life, Not Making a Living: The Servant Leadership of Ella Baker Teacher, Advocate, Trailblazer: The Living Legacy of Septima Poinsette Clark PART V: CONCLUSIONS Whence and Wherefore Claiming the Legacy: Leadership for the Twenty-first Century PART VI: SUPPLEMENT FOR TEACHERS AND FUTURE LEADERS

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