Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Black Struggle for Freedom

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Oxford University Press, 1981 - History - 282 pages
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Reveals how whites in Greensboro used the traditional Southern concept of civility as a means of keeping Black protest in check and how Black activists continually devised new ways of asserting their quest for freedom
  

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I read this book because the faculty retreat was in Greensboro. Chafe, a professor at Duke and a specialist in Oral History, has recreated this moment in history through the eyes of many participants. A wonderful example of the power of oral history. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
3
Inch by Inch
25
The Politics of Moderation
42
The Sitlns Begin
71
A Time of Testing
102
My Feet Took Wings
119
6 We Will Stand Pat
155
Black Power
172
The End or the Beginning
203
Struggle and Ambiguity
237
Epilogue for the Paperback Edition
251
A Note on Sources
269
Index
275
Copyright

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William H. Chafe is at Duke University.

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