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Black Ballots: Voting Rights in the South, 1944-1969
Chapter 1 The Strange Career of Black Disfranchisement Chapter 2 The Rise and Fall of the White Primary Chapter 3 The Poll Tax Must Go Chapter 4 The South Fights Back: Boswellianism and BilboismExpand
Like Judgment Day The Ruin and Redemption of a Town Called Rosewood (review)
thor contends, she did not understand herself as a black lady; lacking a black identity, she used her wealth to construct her own raceless, "make-believe" world rather than bettering the blackExpand
Running for Freedom: Civil Rights and Black Politics in America Since 1941
ForewordPrefaceCHAPTER 1: World War II and the Origins of the Freedom StruggleCHAPTER 2: Ballots, Boycotts, and the Building of a National AgendaCHAPTER 3: Surging Protest, Shifting PoliticsCHAPTERExpand
Civil Rights Crossroads: Nation, Community, and the Black Freedom Struggle
Over the past thirty years, Steven F. Lawson has established himself as one of the nation's leading historians of the black struggle for equality. Focusing on both local and national movements,"
Debating the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1968
Introduction Part I: Debating the Civil Rights Movement: The View from the Nation Chapter 1: Excerpt from To Secure These Rights: The Report of the President's Committee on Civil Rights (1947)Expand
Freedom Then, Freedom Now: The Historiography of the Civil Rights Movement
WHILE THE UNITED STATES tilted in the direction of political conservatism during the past decade, the history of the civil rights movement gained in popular appeal. Martin Luther King's birthdayExpand
In Pursuit of Power
  • S. Lawson
  • Economics, Political Science
  • 15 October 1987