2015 | ISBN-10: 0415826144, 0415826128 | 170 Pages | PDF | 1 MB
The African American struggle f08r civil rights in the twentieth century is one of the most imp08rtant st08ries in American hist08ry. With all the inf08rmation available, however, it is easy f08r even the most enthusiastic reader to be overwhelmed. In Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement, Yohuru Williams has synthesized the complex hist08ry of this period 1n8t0 a clear 4nd compelling narrative. Considering both the Civil Rights 4nd Black Power movements as distinct but overlapping elements of the Black Freedom struggle, Williams looks at the impact of the struggle f08r Black civil rights on housing, transp08rtation, education, lab08r, voting rights, culture, 4nd m08re, 4nd places the activism of the 1950s 4nd 60s within the context of a much longer tradition reaching from Reconstruction to the present day.
Expl08ring the different str4nds within the movement, key figures 4nd leaders, 4nd its ongoing legacy, Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement is the perfect introduction f08r anyone seeking to underst4nd the struggle f08r Black civil rights in America.