A Promise and a Way of Life: White Antiracist Activism

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U of Minnesota Press, 2001 - Philosophy - 482 pages
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Beginning with the diverse catalysts that started these activists on their journeys, this book demonstrates the contributions and limitations of white antiracism in key social justice movements."--BOOK JACKET.
 

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Contents

Getting Started Roots of Radical Traditions
1
Civil Rights and the 1960s
39
Will the Circle
45
Be Unbroken
74
Multiracial Feminism and the 1970s
113
Black Power and White Accountability Women Choosing Sides
119
Multiracial Feminism
143
Seeking a Critical Mass Ample Work to Be Done
171
Prison Activism The Vastness of the Sky
266
Power Power Whos Got the Power?
296
In All Its Incarnations White Antiracist Culture
325
Epilogue
364
Toward a Comparative Feminist Movement Time Line
375
Biographical Notes
383
Acknowledgments
407
Notes
409

Fight the Power Hold On to Community
208
Antiracist Activism in the 1980s and 1990s
229
Central America Peace Movement
235

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Thompson is associate professor of sociology at Simmons College.

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