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The Resource Freedom's sword : the NAACP and the struggle against racism in America, 1909-1969, Gilbert Jonas ; with a foreword by Julian Bond

Freedom's sword : the NAACP and the struggle against racism in America, 1909-1969, Gilbert Jonas ; with a foreword by Julian Bond

Label
Freedom's sword : the NAACP and the struggle against racism in America, 1909-1969
Title
Freedom's sword
Title remainder
the NAACP and the struggle against racism in America, 1909-1969
Statement of responsibility
Gilbert Jonas ; with a foreword by Julian Bond
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
323.1/196073/006073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.5.N276
LC item number
J66 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Freedom's sword : the NAACP and the struggle against racism in America, 1909-1969, Gilbert Jonas ; with a foreword by Julian Bond
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0419/2004014112.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-480) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Creating a change agent : the NAACP's early years during which the new group rejects Booker T. Washington's accommodationist views for W.E.B. DuBois' militancy -- The law as a weapon against unjust laws : how Charles Hamilton Houston and Thurgood Marshall crafted the strategy that produced Brown v. Board of Education -- Southern retaliation against Negro determination : the NAACP's assault on Jim Crow places it in mortal combat with the Ku Klux Klan and the White Citizens Councils -- Leading the African-American quest for political power : James Weldon Johnson leads the fight against lynching, then Walter White defeats President Hoover's Supreme Court nominee -- Comes the revolution : the struggle between the NAACP and the Communist Party USA : White and Wilkins thwart the communist attempts to win the loyalty of American Negroes -- World Wwar II and its consequences for race : the NAACP presses FDR to utilize Negro troops and open up defense industry jobs to Negroes with Mrs. Roosevelt's help --
  • The politics of political advancement -- passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Bill : as Dr. King leads southern civil rights confrontations, Roy Wilkins and Clarence Mitchell, with Pres. Johnson's help, guide the passage of this unprecedented bill through Congress -- Revolution at the ballot box : the fight for the 1965 voting rights act, led by the NAACP : a broad coalition joined by LBJ, Dirksen and Humphrey wins congressional approval of voting rights bill -- Black workers, white unions and the struggle for job equality : A. Philip Randolph and NAACP challenge the AFL, while looking to John L. Lewis and the CIO for equity in the workplace -- Head to head with the Garment Workers Union : a case study of conflict between a powerful union and the NAACP : Herbert Hill exposes the racial labor practices of David Dubinsky and the Ladies Garment Workers Union -- The end of pretense : organized labor refuses to desegregate : George Meany and the ALF-CIO reject the NAACP's pleas to open labor's doors to opportunities for African Americans -- Roy Wilkins : the gentle giant : advisor to presidents and the nation's leading spokesman for black Americans, Wilkins' steady hand on the tiller brings the NAACP to its apogee -- The NAACP develops financial muscle : new white income sources drive program expansion, from Ford Foundation to Rockefeller, from General Motors to AT&T, the nation's neavy [sic] financial hitters extend their support to the NAACP
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 520 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780415949859
Isbn Type
(hb : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004014112
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373678310
Label
Freedom's sword : the NAACP and the struggle against racism in America, 1909-1969, Gilbert Jonas ; with a foreword by Julian Bond
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0419/2004014112.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-480) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Creating a change agent : the NAACP's early years during which the new group rejects Booker T. Washington's accommodationist views for W.E.B. DuBois' militancy -- The law as a weapon against unjust laws : how Charles Hamilton Houston and Thurgood Marshall crafted the strategy that produced Brown v. Board of Education -- Southern retaliation against Negro determination : the NAACP's assault on Jim Crow places it in mortal combat with the Ku Klux Klan and the White Citizens Councils -- Leading the African-American quest for political power : James Weldon Johnson leads the fight against lynching, then Walter White defeats President Hoover's Supreme Court nominee -- Comes the revolution : the struggle between the NAACP and the Communist Party USA : White and Wilkins thwart the communist attempts to win the loyalty of American Negroes -- World Wwar II and its consequences for race : the NAACP presses FDR to utilize Negro troops and open up defense industry jobs to Negroes with Mrs. Roosevelt's help --
  • The politics of political advancement -- passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Bill : as Dr. King leads southern civil rights confrontations, Roy Wilkins and Clarence Mitchell, with Pres. Johnson's help, guide the passage of this unprecedented bill through Congress -- Revolution at the ballot box : the fight for the 1965 voting rights act, led by the NAACP : a broad coalition joined by LBJ, Dirksen and Humphrey wins congressional approval of voting rights bill -- Black workers, white unions and the struggle for job equality : A. Philip Randolph and NAACP challenge the AFL, while looking to John L. Lewis and the CIO for equity in the workplace -- Head to head with the Garment Workers Union : a case study of conflict between a powerful union and the NAACP : Herbert Hill exposes the racial labor practices of David Dubinsky and the Ladies Garment Workers Union -- The end of pretense : organized labor refuses to desegregate : George Meany and the ALF-CIO reject the NAACP's pleas to open labor's doors to opportunities for African Americans -- Roy Wilkins : the gentle giant : advisor to presidents and the nation's leading spokesman for black Americans, Wilkins' steady hand on the tiller brings the NAACP to its apogee -- The NAACP develops financial muscle : new white income sources drive program expansion, from Ford Foundation to Rockefeller, from General Motors to AT&T, the nation's neavy [sic] financial hitters extend their support to the NAACP
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 520 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780415949859
Isbn Type
(hb : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004014112
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373678310

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