A City Within a City: The Black Freedom Struggle in Grand Rapids, Michigan
By: Todd E. Robinson (author)Paperback
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A case study of the civil rights era as it happened in smaller cities, like Grand Rapids, Michigan
Todd E. Robinson is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Preface Acknowledgments Abbreviations 1 "Rowing, Not Drifting": Black Organizational Reform before World War II 2 Citizens' Action: Managerial Racism and Reform Politics 3 The Suburban Oasis: The Origins of Segregated Space 4 The Mustache Saga: The Rise of Black Youth Protest 5 A Black Child's Burden: Busing to Achieve Racial Balance 6 Where Do We Go from Here? Setting the Course for Racial Reconciliation Conclusion: Secondary Cities and the Black Experience Notes Index
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