The Struggle for Black Equality

Harvard Sitkoff; With a foreword by John Hope Franklin and an afterword by the author

Hill and Wang

Download Image Harvard Sitkoff; With a foreword by John Hope Franklin and an afterword by the author The Struggle for Black Equality

Available Formats

BookeBook
The Struggle for Black Equality is a dramatic, memorable history of the civil rights movement. Harvard Sitkoff offers both a brilliant interpretation of the personalities and dynamics of civil rights organizations and a compelling analysis of the continuing problems plaguing many African Americans. With a new foreword and afterword, and an up-to-date bibliography, this anniversary edition highlights the continuing significance of the movement for black equality and justice.

Connect with the Author

Harvard Sitkoff

Related Links


Sign Up for
Author Updates

Macmillan Newsletter


Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.

Sign up now

Book Excerpts

Read an Excerpt

THE STRUGGLE FOR BLACK EQUALITY (Chapter One)Up From Slavery

There is a difference in knowing you are black and in understanding what it means to be black in America. Before I was ten I knew what it was to step off the sidewalk to let a white man pass.

MARGARET WALKER

Nourished by anger, revolutions are born of hope. They are the offspring of belief and bitterness, of faith in the attainment of one’s goals and indignation at the limited rate and extent of change. Rarely in history are the two stirrings confluent in a sufficient force to generate an effective, radical social

Read the full excerpt

Back

Reviews

Reviews from Goodreads

Back

About the Author

Harvard Sitkoff; With a foreword by John Hope Franklin and an afterword by the author

Harvard Sitkoff, of the University of New Hampshire, is the author of numerous books, including King: Pilgrimage to the Mountaintop (H&W, 2008).

Harvard Sitkoff

Back

Buy the Book

Available Formats and Book Details

The Struggle for Black Equality
Harvard Sitkoff; With a foreword by John Hope Franklin and an afterword by the author

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hill and Wang
September 2008
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780809089246
ISBN10: 0809089246
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 304 pages, Includes a Bibliographical Essay and an Index
$16.00

e-Book Agency

e-Book Agency
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hill and Wang
September 2008
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429991919
ISBN10: 1429991917
304 pages
$9.99
Back

From The Publisher

Hill and Wang

Latest on Facebook

Latest on Twitter

Back