African American Political Thought: Confrontation vs. compromise, from 1945 to the present

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Marcus D. Pohlmann
Taylor & Francis, 2003 - Political Science - 416 pages
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This new collection of articles provides comprehensive coverage of major and minor figures in the history of African American politics, from Colonial America to the present. Organized around pivotal conflicts and debates, this six-volume set includes a vast array of original articles, speeches, statements, and documents from African American thinkers such as Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Dubois, Langston Hughes, Martin Luther King, Roy Wilkins, Malcolm X, Angela Davis, Booker T. Washington, Elijah Muhammed, Jesse Jackson, and may more. This volume is available on its own or as part of the six- volume set,African American Political Thought. For a complete list of the volume titles in this set, see the listing forAfrican American Political Thought[ISBN:
  

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Contents

Which Side Are We
2
The NAACP and Extremism
18
Pilgrimage to Nonviolence
32
SO The Power of Negro Action
50
Can Negroes Afford to Be Pacifists?
69
Lunch Counter with Jim Crow
82
A Challenge to Artists
87
Message to the Grass Roots
115
Executive Mandate No 1 May 2 1967
221
The Correct Handling of a Revolution July 20 1967
234
Liberation Will Come from a Black Thing
250
The Land Question and Black Liberation
269
No More Guns
285
Speech to Congress of African Peoples Atlanta 1970
299
Why I Saw Fit to Purchase Guns
314
A Conversation with the Reverend Jesse Jackson
331

The Negro Revolt
131
The Story of Plaquemine
150
The Potential of a Minority Revolution
174
A Temporary Change of Emphasis
188
On the Vietnam
207
Notes on the House of Bondage
355
Joining the Political Process
365
The Third Rebellion November 23 1994
386
Sources
413
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MARCUS D.POHLMANN is currently the chairman of the Department of Political Science at Rhodes College. He has published widely in the field of African-American Politics, including Black Politics in Conservative America and Racial Politics at the Crossroads.

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