4 edition of The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Civil Rights found in the catalog.
by Greenwood Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Charles D. Lowery (Editor), Thomas Adams Upchurch (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||920|
Since the first African slave was forced to board a ship bound for this continent, protest has been a major motif in the African American experience. It was a critical weapon during the raging violence against blacks following the end of Reconstruction, the Jim Crow years, and against the grisly conditions in the ghettoes in the : $ Black business activity has been sustained in America for almost four centuries. From the marketing and trading activities of African slaves in Colonial America to the rise of 20th-century black corporate America, African American participation in self-employed economic activities has been a persistent theme in the black experience.
The Tulsa race massacre (also called the Tulsa race riot, the Greenwood Massacre, or the Black Wall Street Massacre) of took place on May 31 and June 1, , when mobs of white residents attacked black residents and businesses of the Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It has been called "the single worst incident of racial violence in American history."Location: Greenwood, Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S. The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America (3 vols.) Alexander, Douglass, and Carr Reference: EE Freedom's Lawmakers: A Directory of Black Officeholders during Reconstruction Alexander Reference: EF64 The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Civil Rights: From Emancipation to the Twenty-first Century (2 vols.)Author: Tom Glynn.
Trethewey was the fourth African American poet, and UGA's first graduate outside of journalism, to win a Pulitzer Prize. In early she received the Mississippi Governor's Award for literary excellence, and later that year she was named Georgia Woman . From to , Greenwood was a center of protests and voter registration struggles during the Civil Rights Movement. The SNCC, COFO, and the MFDP were all active in the city. During this period, hundreds of African Americans were arrested in nonviolent protests; civil rights activists were subjected to repeated violence by police and whites.
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Kent Rasmussen's The African American Encyclopedia (Marshall Cavendish, ) offers some of the same information, but with a much broader scope. The Greenwood set makes an excellent resource for students researching the Civil Rights Movement from any : $ The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Civil Rights: From Emancipation to the Twenty-First Century, Volume II, S-Z and Primary Documents 2nd Edition.
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The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Civil Rights: From Emancipation to the Twenty-first Century, John F. Marszalek, ISBN X, Revising and expanding a highly acclaimed, award-winning encyclopedia published inthis book provides an invaluable resource for anyone wishing to understand the African American struggle for civil rights.
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These quibbles aside, the Encyclopedia of African-American Civil Rights is a fine work, unique in its focus and comprehensive in its coverage. It will become a standard reference work and should be available in most large public, university, and college libraries.
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Lowery and John F. Marszalek, editors ; Thomas Adams Upchurch, associate editor ; foreword by David J. Garrow. Encyclopedia of African American Music.
by Emmett G. Price III, Executive Editor Tammy L. Kernodle and Horace J. Maxile, Jr., Associate Editors. Providing a lyrical history of our nation, this groundbreaking encyclopedia, the first of its kind, showcases all facets of African American music including folk, religious, concert and popular styles.
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Rucker Jr., James N. Upton Race riots are the most glaring and contemporary displays of the racial strife running through America's history. The African-American population is unique in that its educational history includes as law and public policy the systematic, long-term denial of the acquisition of knowledge.
In the 18th century, African-Americans were initially legally forbidden to be taught academic subjects in the South, where most African-Americans lived.African-American Social Movements. movements by undergraduates, graduates and faculty.
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