Civil rights and the American Negro

a documentary history. Edited by Albert P. Blaustein and Robert L. Zangrando.
  • 671 Pages
  • 0.91 MB
  • English
Trident Press , New York
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sou
ContributionsZangrando, Robert L., jt. comp.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 671 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19391951M

Civil Rights and the American Negro: A Documentary History Paperback – January 1, by Albert P. Blaustein (Editor), Robert L. Zangrando (Editor)Manufacturer: Washington Square Press. The author did an amazing job and extensive research in writing about a little known piece of history.

The American Negro Theatre was founded in Harlem in and played a crucial role in the Civil Rights Movement.5/5(1).

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Civil Rights workers learned where to stay and where to eat in the South between marches and protests. As Driving While Black reminds us, the Civil Rights Movement was just that―a movement of black people and their allies in defiance of local law and custom/5(8).

“This book is both timely and much-needed as it is, by far, the only sustained and focused study of the American Negro Theatre. Its value is in its success at supplying a missing link in African American theatre history and in its painstaking retrieval of ANT.

American Negro Slavery is the classic historical statement of the slavery apologetics. Phillips's unrepentant racism is not only a major feature of the book, his thesis is based on it. Phillips is no KKK member; that is, he does not hate African-Americans /5.

The Green Book, which was published from until the passage of the Civil Civil rights and the American Negro book Act inlisted establishments across the U.S.

(and eventually North America) that welcomed blacks during a. This book is the authoritative introduction to the history of black civil rights in the USA. It provides a clear and useful guide to the political, social and cultural history of black Americans and their pursuit of equal rights and recognition from through to the present day.

From the civil war of the s to the race riots of the s, Black Civil Rights details the history of. Use these titles to introduce students to the history and important events of the civil rights movement including the March on Washington, the Montgomery bus boycott, and more.

This list includes fiction, nonfiction, and biographies, and can be used both during Black History Month and throughout the year. Jonathan Shandell provides the first in-depth study of the historic American Negro Theatre (ANT) and its lasting influence on American popular culture.

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He is the George W Donaghey professor of history at the University of Arkansas, at Little Rock. Black Power is a motto that personified the age of the civil rights movement and contemporary black nationalism.

Political figures like Malcolm X espoused the ideals and ambitions of Black Power. The Black Panther Party devoted itself to the Black Power cause. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 18 cm: Responsibility: edited by Albert P. Blaustein and Robert L. Zangrando.

In this classic study, Pulitzer Prize-winning author James M. McPherson deftly narrates the experience of blacks--former slaves and soldiers, preachers, visionaries, doctors, intellectuals, and common people--during the Civil War.

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Barack Obama and African American Empowerment: The Rise. This book examines the evolution of black leadership and politics since the Civil Rights Movement.

It looks at the phenomenon of Barack Obama, from his striking emergence as a successful candidate for the Illinois State Senate to President of the. W.E.B. Du Bois was an influential African American rights activist during the early 20th century. He co-founded the NAACP and wrote 'The Souls of Black Folk.'Born:   For nearly 30 years, a guide called the “Negro Motorist Green Book” provided African Americans with advice on safe places to eat and sleep when they traveled through the Jim Crow-era United States.

Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights is an interesting book but not a great book. The author Professor Gretchen Sorin does an adequate job advancing her thesis about the interplay between mobility and African American vehicle ownership and the impact of that ownership on Jim Crow laws and practices/5.

Black Like Me, first published inis a nonfiction book by white journalist John Howard Griffin recounting his journey in the Deep South of the United States, at a time when African-Americans lived under racial n was a native of Mansfield, Texas, who had his skin temporarily darkened to pass as a black traveled for six weeks throughout the racially Author: John Howard Griffin.

Analyzing the extensive data gathered by the Public Influences of African American Churches project, which surveyed nearly two thousand churches across the country, Long March Ahead assesses the public policy activism of black churches since the civil rights movement.

Ties between political activists in black America and Ireland span several centuries, from the days of the days of the slave trade to the close links between Frederick Douglass and Daniel O'Connell, and between Marcus Garvey and Eamon de Valera.

This timely study traces those historic associations and examples how the struggle for black civil rights in America helped. The great social activist’s collection of essays on the African American experience became a founding text of the civil rights movement.

The best nonfiction books. The Journal of African American History VolumeSummer For the 50 th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the JAAH Summer issue includes a symposium on the events and activities that took place after 4 Aprilplus two additional articles, an essay review, and a book review.

The history of black civil rights is the story of America's caste system. It is the story of how for centuries upper-class whites made African Americans into a slave class, easily identifiable because of their dark skin, and then reaped the benefits—sometimes using law, sometimes using religion, sometimes using violence to keep this system in Author: Tom Head.

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The civil-rights movement, led especially by Martin Luther King, Jr., in the late s and 60s, and the executive leadership provided by President Lyndon B.

Johnson, encouraged the passage of the most comprehensive civil-rights legislation to date, the Civil Rights Act of ; it prohibited discrimination for reason of color, race, religion.

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Genre/Form: Sources History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Civil rights and the American negro. New York: Trident Press, (OCoLC) Civil rights activists, known for their fight against social injustice and their lasting impact on the lives of all oppressed people, include Martin Luther King Jr., Harriet Tubman, Sojourner.

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