Battling the plantation mentality: Memphis and the Black freedom struggle

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University of North Carolina Press, 2007 - History - 415 pages
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African American freedom is often defined in terms of emancipation and civil rights legislation, but it did not arrive with the stroke of a pen or the rap of a gavel.

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Laurie B. Green's study examines an iconic event in the fields of both civil rights history and labor history--the Memphis sanitation workers' strike in 1968, when Martin Luther King was assassinated ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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Memphis before World War
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Where Would the Negro Women Apply for Work?
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Copyright

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