Running for freedom: civil rights and Black politics in America since 1941

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McGraw-Hill, 1991 - Political Science - 306 pages

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Contents

Ballots Boycotts and the Building of a National
31
Surging Protest Shifting Politics
66
Reenfranchisement and Racial Consciousness
105
From Protest
146
Politics in a Conservative
183
In Search of Legitimacy
222
Still Running for Freedom
261
INDEX
298
Copyright

About the author (1991)

STEVEN F. LAWSON has taught at the University of South Florida and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is now professor of American history and vice-chair for undergraduate education at Rutgers University. He is the author of "Black Ballots: Voting Rights in the South, 19441;1969; In Pursuit of Power: Southern Blacks and Electoral Politics, 19651;1982; Running for Freedom: Civil Rights and Black Politics in America Since 1941;" and, with Charles Payne, "Debating the Civil Rights Movement, 19451;1968," He served as an academic adviser to the public television documentary series "Eyes on the Prize," I and II. He is currently completing a volume of his essays on the civil rights movement.