Building the Beloved Community: Philadelphia's Interracial Civil Rights Organizations and Race Relations, 1930-1970

Building the Beloved Community: Philadelphia's Interracial Civil Rights Organizations and Race Relations, 1930-1970

by Stanley Keith Arnold

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ISBN-13: 9781628460025
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 05/28/2014
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Stanley Keith Arnold is an assistant professor of history at Northern Illinois University. His work has appeared in the Journal of Sports History, Popular Music and Society, and the Historian

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Abbreviations xi

Introduction 3

1 By the Waters of Babylon: The Origins of the Interracial Movement 8

2 So That All Might Learn: Education and the Interracial Civil Rights Movement, 1931-1946 26

3 Education for Democracy: The Interracial Civil Rights Movement and Intercultural and Desegregated Education, 1947-1970 45

4 A House of Many Mansions Race, Housing, and the Interracial Civil Rights Community, 1950-1946 68

5 The House We Live: In Race and Housing in the Postwar World, 1946-1970 86

6 Labor in the Vineyard: The Interracial Civil Rights Movement and the Struggle for Equality in Employment 111

Epilogue Every Man 'neath His Vine and Fig Tree Shall Live in Peace and Unafraid 133

Notes 137

Bibliography 161

Index 171

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