Freedom North : Black Freedom Struggles Outside the South, 1940-1980

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Freedom North : Black Freedom Struggles Outside the South, 1940-1980

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 352 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780312294687
  • DDC分類 323.1196073009045

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The civil rights movement occupies a prominent place in popular thinking and scholarly work on post-1945 U.S. history. Yet the dominant narrative of the movement remains that of a nonviolent movement born in the South during the 1950s that emerged triumphant in the early 1960s, only to be derailed by the twin forces of Black Power and white backlash when it sought to move outside the South after 1965. African American protest and political movements outside the South appear as ancillary and subsequent to the 'real' movement in the South, despite the fact that black activism existed in the North, Midwest, and West in the 1940s, and persisted well into the 1970s. This book brings together new scholarship on black social movements outside the South to rethink the civil rights narrative and the place of race in recent history. Each chapter focuses on a different location and movement outside the South, revealing distinctive forms of U.S. racism according to place and the varieties of tactics and ideologies that community members used to attack these inequalities, to show that the civil rights movement was indeed a national movement for racial justice and liberation.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    vii
Foreword viii
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
Introduction 1 (16)
Jeanne Theoharis
``Double V for Victory'' Mobilizes Black 17 (24)
Detroit, 1941--1946
Beth T. Bates
The World of the Illinois Panthers 41 (24)
Jon Rice
Exposing the ``Whole Segregation Myth'': 65 (28)
The Harlem Nine and New York City's School
Desegregation Battles
Adina Back
``Negro Leadership and Negro Money'': 93 (32)
African American Political Organizing in
Oakland before the Panthers
Robert O. Self
``I'd Rather Go to School in the South'': 125 (28)
How Boston's School Desegregation
Complicates the Civil Rights Paradigm
Jeanne Theoharis
Religion and Radicalism: The Reverend 153 (24)
Albert B. Cleage, Jr., and the Rise of
Black Christian Nationalism in Detroit
Angela D. Dillard
Elijah Muhammad's Nation of Islam: 177 (22)
Separatism, Regendering, and a Secular
Approach to Black Power after Malcolm X
(1965--1975)
Ula Taylor
Black Buying Power: Welfare Rights, 199 (24)
Consumerism, and Northern Protest
Felicia Kornbluh
The Politics of Culture: The US 223 (32)
Organization and the Quest for Black
``Unity''
Scot Brown
Between Social Service Reform and 255 (32)
Revolutionary Politics: The Young Lords,
Late Sixties Radicalism, and Community
Organizing in New York City
Johanna Fernandez
It's Nation Time in NewArk: Amiri Baraka 287 (26)
and the Black Power Experiments in Newark,
New Jersey
Komozi Woodard
Afterword 313 (4)
Robin D. G. Kelley
Index 317