Univ Of North Carolina Pr Hardcover Books
Books pubblicati nella collana Univ Of North Carolina Pr Hardcover con argomento African American Civil Rights Workers
Robert Parris Moses
edizioni Univ of North Carolina Pr collana Univ of North Carolina Pr (Hardcover) , 2016
One of the most influential leaders in the civil rights movement, Robert Parris Moses was essential in making Mississippi a central battleground state in the fight for voting rights. As a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Moses presented himself as a mere facilitator of grassroots activism...
The Deacons for Defense
Hill Lance E.
edizioni Univ of North Carolina Pr collana Univ of North Carolina Pr (Hardcover) , 2004
In 1964 a small group of African American men in Jonesboro, Louisiana, defied the nonviolence policy of the mainstream civil rights movement and formed an armed self-defense organization--the Deacons for Defense and Justice--to protect movement workers from vigilante and police violence. With their largest and most...