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The Struggle for Black Equality

The Struggle for Black Equality

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

Hill and Wang

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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.

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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...

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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).

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