The origins of the civil rights movement: Black communities organizing for change

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Free Press, 1984 - Social Science - 354 pages
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A blending of scholarly research and interviews with many of the figures who launched the civil rights movement in the 1960s and 1970s records the events of the movement's tumultuous first decade

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User Review  - haeesh - LibraryThing

A sociological, mass movement based look at the Civil Rights Mvt and it's constituent alphabet soup parts: NAACP, CORE, SCLC, MIA etc. The interesting thing about this book is the many interviews the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brian Joyner - Goodreads

Very useful in my preparation for the National Council on Public History conference. Good summation of the event, told from contemporary POV. Current scholarships dates some of the references, but most stand the test of time. Read full review

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Contents

Domination Church and the NAACP
1
Beginnings and Confrontations
17
MIA ICC and ACMHR
40
Copyright

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About the author (1984)

Morris is Associate Professor of Sociology and Faculty Associate of the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies at the University of Michigan.

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