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The Politics of the Black "nation": A Twenty-five Year Retrospective

Georgia Anne Persons - Social Science - 298 pages
This volume of the National Political Science Review, the official publication of the National Political Science Association, is anchored by a major symposium on The Politics ...
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The Black Power Movement and American Social Work

Joyce M. Bell - Social Science - 2014 - 272 pages
The Black Power movement has often been portrayed in history and popular culture as the quintessential “bad boy” of modern black movement making in America. Yet this image ...
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Rethinking the Welfare Rights Movement

Premilla Nadasen - History - 2012 - 208 pages
The welfare rights movement was an interracial protest movement of poor women on AFDC who demanded reform of welfare policy, greater respect and dignity, and financial support ...
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Marching on Washington: The Forging of an American Political Tradition

Lucy Grace Barber - History - 2004 - 353 pages
When Jacob Coxey's army marched into Washington, D.C., in 1894, observers didn't know what to make of this concerted effort by citizens to use the capital for national public ...
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You Can't Say That!: The Growing Threat to Civil Liberties from ...

David E. Bernstein - Law - 2003 - 197 pages
In a misguided attempt to eradicate every vestige of discrimination in our society, activists and courts are using antidiscrimination laws to erode civil liberties such as free ...
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Invisible Activists: Women of the Louisiana NAACP and the Struggle for Civil ...

Lee Sartain - History - 2007 - 224 pages
Behind the historical accounts of the great men of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People lies the almost forgotten story of the black women who not ...
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Raza Si! Guerra No!: Chicano Protest and Patriotism During the Vietnam War Era

Lorena Oropeza - History - 2005 - 297 pages
This incisive and elegantly written examination of Chicano antiwar mobilization demonstrates how the pivotal experience of activism during the Viet Nam War era played itself ...
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Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America

Daniel R. Biddle, Murray Dubin - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 616 pages
Octavius Valentine Catto was an orator who shared stages with Frederick Douglass, a second baseman on Philadelphia’s best black baseball team, a teacher at the city’s finest ...
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Defying Disfranchisement: Black Voting Rights Activism in the Jim Crow South ...

R. Volney Riser - History - 2010 - 336 pages
In Defying Disfranchisement, R. Volney Riser documents a number of lawsuits challenging various requirements---including literacy tests, poll taxes, and white primaries ...
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The War Before: The True Life Story of Becoming a Black Panther, Keeping the ...

Safiya Bukhari - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 310 pages
From the Black Panthers to political prisoners, one woman's politics paves the way for today's breakthroughs.
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