Race, Reform, and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction in Black America, 1945-1990

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University Press of Mississippi, 1991 - Social Science - 283 pages
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The classic text that explores the dramatic history of the social protest movement for black freedom in the U.S. through the Reagan Years

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Review: Race, Reform, and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction in Black America, 1945-1990

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Fairly spectacular book which not only covered the strengths and faults of well known names like MLK jr., Malcom X, Medgar Evars and Rosa Parks but also more revered radical stalwarts like Huey P ... Read full review

Review: Race, Reform, and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction in Black America, 1945-1990

User Review  - Johorse - Goodreads

Manning marble can write yo. Really well put together book. Basically Reagan is satan. Read full review

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Manning Marable was born in Dayton, Ohio on May 13, 1950. In 1968, he served as the local black newspaper's correspondent and marched along with thousands of others during the funeral procession for Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. He received a bachelor's degree from Earlham College in Indiana, a master's degree from the University of Wisconsin and a doctorate from the University of Maryland. He wrote around 20 books during his lifetime including How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America, The Great Wells of Democracy: The Meaning of Race in American Life, Speaking Truth to Power: Essays on Race, Resistance and Radicalism, and Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. He was a professor of African American studies, history, political science and public affairs at Columbia University. He died from complications of pneumonia on April 1, 2011 at the age of 60.

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