Defining the Struggle: National Organizing for Racial Justice, 1880-1915

Defining the Struggle: National Organizing for Racial Justice, 1880-1915

by Susan D. Carle

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ISBN-13: 9780190235246
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/01/2015
Pages: 424
Sales rank: 504,015
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Susan Carle teaches legal ethics, anti-discrimination law, labor and employment law, and torts at American University Washington College of Law. She writes primarily about the history of social change lawyering, anti-discrimination law, and topics at the intersections between civil rights, employment, and labor law. In the past she has been a community organizer, civil rights lawyer, and union-side labor lawyer.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1. A New Generation of Post-Reconstruction Leaders
Chapter 2. The Legal and Political Vision of T. Thomas Fortune, Founder of the National Afro American League, 1880-1890
Chapter 3. The National Afro American League's Founding and Law-Related
Work, 1887-1895
Chapter 4: The Dispute between the "Radicals" and the "Accommodationists" within the Afro American Council: Reverdy Ransom and Booker T. Washington's Contrasting Visions of Racial Justice, 1895-1902
Chapter 5: The Afro American Council's Internal History, 1898-1908
Chapter 6: "Should Not a Nation Be Just to All of Her Citizens?": The Afro American Council's Legal Work, 1898-1908
Chapter 7: "Unity in Diversity": The National Association of Colored Women's Dual Social Welfare and Civil Rights Agenda, 1895-1910
Chapter 8: Asserting "Manhood" Rights: The Niagara Movement's First Year, 1905
Chapter 9: The Beginnings of Twentieth Century Protest in the Niagara Movement's Experience, 1906-1909
Chapter 10: Atlanta and New York City; Founding the National Urban League
Chapter 11: Founding the NAACP: Building the Organization, 1908-1915
Chapter 12: Building the NAACP's Legal Agenda, 1910-1915
Conclusion
Acknowledgements
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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