Groundwork: Local Black Freedom Movements in America

  title={Groundwork: Local Black Freedom Movements in America},
  author={J. Theoharis and Komozi Woodard and Charles M. Payne},
Over the last several years, the traditional narrative of the civil rights movement as largely a southern phenomenon, organized primarily by male leaders, that roughly began with the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and ended with the Voting Rights Act of 1965, has been complicated by studies that root the movement in smaller communities across the country. These local movements had varying agendas and organizational development, geared to the particular circumstances, resources, and regions in… Expand
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