A City Within a City: The Black Freedom Struggle in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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

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About Author

Todd E. Robinson is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Contents

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

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/12/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781439909225
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9781439909225
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 1439909229

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