Univ Of North Carolina Pr Books
Books editi da Univ Of North Carolina Pr 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...
I Am A Man!
edizioni Univ of North Carolina Pr collana Univ of North Carolina Pr (Paperback) , 2005
The civil rights movement was first and foremost a struggle for racial equality, but questions of gender lay deeply embedded within this struggle. Steve Estes explores key groups, leaders, and events in the movement to understand how activists used race and manhood to articulate their visions of what American society...
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...
A Different Day
De Jong Greta
edizioni Univ of North Carolina Pr collana Univ of North Carolina Pr (Paperback) , 2002
Examining African Americans' struggles for freedom and justice in rural Louisiana during the Jim Crow and civil rights eras, Gretà de Jong illuminates the connections between the informal strategies of resistance that black people pursued in the early twentieth century and the mass protests that emerged in the 1950s...