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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User Review  - GregMiller - LibraryThing

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

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This meticulously researched innovative study explores what the idea of freedom meant to the people who made the Black freedom movement in Memphis between 1945 and 1968. This is essential reading for ... Read full review


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