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Rethinking The Black Freedom Movement

Pub Date : 2015-11-06 | Author : Yohuru Williams | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135980689
ISBN 13 : 1135980683

The African American struggle for civil rights in the twentieth century is one of the most important stories in American history. With all the information available, however, it is..

The Black Power Movement

Pub Date : 2013-08-21 | Author : Peniel E. Joseph | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136773402
ISBN 13 : 1136773401

The Black Power Movement remains an enigma. Often misunderstood and ill-defined, this radical movement is now beginning to receive sustained and serious scholarly attention. Peniel..

Battling The Plantation Mentality

Pub Date : 2009-12-08 | Author : Laurie Beth Green | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 0807888877
ISBN 13 : 9780807888872

African American freedom is often defined in terms of emancipation and civil rights legislation, but it did not arrive with the stroke of a pen or the rap of a gavel. No single eve..

Ella Baker And The Black Freedom Movement

Pub Date : 2003-11-20 | Author : Barbara Ransby | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 0807862703
ISBN 13 : 9780807862704

One of the most important African American leaders of the twentieth century and perhaps the most influential woman in the civil rights movement, Ella Baker (1903-1986) was an activ..

Rethinking The Welfare Rights Movement

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Premilla Nadasen | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0415800854
ISBN 13 : 9780415800853

The welfare rights movement was an interracial protest movement of poor women on AFDC who demanded reform of welfare policy, greater respect and dignity, and financial support to p..

Black Movements In America

Pub Date : 2013-10-18 | Author : Cedric J. Robinson | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135224684
ISBN 13 : 1135224684

Cedric Robinson traces the emergence of Black political cultures in the United States from slave resistances in the 16th and 17th centuries to the civil rights movements of the pre..

Want To Start A Revolution

Pub Date : 2009-11-01 | Author : Jeanne Theoharis | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 0814732305
ISBN 13 : 9780814732304

The story of the black freedom struggle in America has been overwhelmingly male-centric, starring leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and Huey Newton. With few excepti..