Black Leaders of the Twentieth Century

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John Hope Franklin, August Meier
University of Illinois Press, 1982 - Social Science - 372 pages
Recounts the accomplishments of fifteen Black American men and women, including Martin Luther King, Mary McLeod Bethune, Adam Clayton Powell, and Booker T. Washington.
 

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Contents

BOOKER T WASHINGTON AND THE POLITICS OF ACCOMMODATION
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T THOMAS FORTUNE MILITANT EDITOR IN THE AGE OF ACCOMMODATION
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THE LONELY WARRIOR IDA B WELLSBARNETT AND THE STRUGGLE FOR BLACK LEADERSHIP
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WEB DU BOIS PROTAGONIST OF THE AFROAMERICAN PROTEST
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JAMES WELDON JOHNSON AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NAACP
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MARCUS GARVEY AND THE POLITICS OF REVITALIZATION
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A PHILIP RANDOLPH LABOR LEADER AT LARGE
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CHARLES CLINTON SPAULDING MIDDLECLASS LEADERSHIP IN THE AGE OF SEGREGATION
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CHARLES HAMILTON HOUSTON SOCIAL ENGINEER FOR CIVIL RIGHTS
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MABEL K STAUPERS AND THE INTEGRATION OF BLACK NURSES INTO THE ARMED FORCES
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ADAM CLAYTON POWELL JR THE MILITANT AS POLITICIAN
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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AND THE PROMISE OF NONVIOLENT
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MALCOLM X WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
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WHITNEY M YOUNG JR COMMITTING THE POWER STRUCTURE TO THE CAUSE OF CIVIL RIGHTS
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NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
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INDEX
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MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE AND THE NATIONAL YOUTH ADMINISTRATION A CASE STUDY OF POWER RELATIONSHIPS IN THE BLA...
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John Hope Franklin has been at the University of Chicago since 1964 and in 1969 was names John Matthews Manly Distinguished Service Professor of History. In 1980 he was appointed a Senior Mellon Fellow at the National Humanities Center. His books include: From Slavery to Freedom: A History of Negro Americans, Southern Odyssey: Travelers in the Antebellum North, and Racial Equality in America.August Meier is University Professor of History at Kent State University and editor of the series Blacks in the New World published by the University of Illinois Press. He is the author of Negro Thought in America, 1880-1915 and co-author, with Elliott Rudwick, of several books including From Plantation to Ghetto

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