Up from Washington: William Pickens and the Negro Struggle for Equality, 1900-1954 (Google eBook)

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University of Delaware Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 245 pages
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A political biography of William Pickens (1881-1954) who helped make the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People the Negro's most effective civil rights organization.
  

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Contents

Preface
9
Up from Washington 18811914
15
The New Negro 19141919
35
The Field Secretary and The Emperor of Africa
51
The Reluctant Republican 19201928
75
The NAACP Comes of Age 19201931
89
Pickens the Communists and the Scottsboro Boys
112
New Deal or Old Deal? 19331940
135
A War on Two Fronts 19341942
159
The Last Battle 19431954
181
Notes
200
Works Cited
233
Index
241
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