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Black Workers" Struggle for Equality in Birmingham (Working Class in American History)

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • Oral history,
  • Political Science,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Alabama,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • Political Science / Labor & Industrial Relations,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHorace Huntley (Editor), David Montgomery (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10227950M
    ISBN 100252074939
    ISBN 109780252074936
    OCLC/WorldCa144512572

    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. The Struggle for Black Equality is an arresting history of the civil-rights movement--from the pathbreaking Supreme Court decision of , Brown of Education of Topeka, Kansas, through the growth of strife and conflict in the s to the major issues of the s. harvard Sitkoff offers not only a brilliant interpretation of the personalities and dynamics of the civils-rights.

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    Jacobin contributor Arvind Dilawar spoke with Eric Arnesen, author of Brotherhoods of Color: Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality, about the racism that Pullman workers confronted, the struggles of other black railroad workers, and the role Randolph and the union played in the broader Civil Rights Movement. Their conversation.   It is now a struggle for genuine equality on all levels, and this will be a much more difficult struggle. published the book “From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in .


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"Accessible to a broad audience, Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham will prove useful as a resource in undergraduate labor history courses and for students seeking easy access to compelling documentary evidence of the close ties between black workers' participation in labor organizing and their battle for civil rights.5/5(3).

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Montgomery's analytical introduction will benefit all Author: Horace Huntley. "Accessible to a broad audience, Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham will prove Black Workers Struggle for Equality in Birmingham book as a resource in undergraduate labor history courses and for students seeking easy access to compelling documentary evidence of the close ties between black workers' participation in labor organizing and their battle for civil rights.

Montgomery's analytical introduction will benefit all who are. "Accessible to a broad audience, Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham will prove useful as a resource in undergraduate labor history courses and for students seeking easy access to compelling documentary evidence of the close ties between black workers' participation in labor organizing and their battle for civil rights.

Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham is a book written by David Montgomery, Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University, in collaboration with Horace Huntley of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.

The book makes use of oral histories to explain the interactions between African-American workers and labor unions in the post-Civil War American South. Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham by Horace Huntley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2).

[PDF] Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham (Working Class in American History). Download Citation | Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham (review) | Labor Studies Journal () A compilation of seventeen oral interviews gleaned from the Oral History.

By the war there was a small but significant black middle class and black workers formed an important section of the urban working class on the west coast and in the towns of the industrial north.

By annual per capita spending on black school children in nine Southern states was $, and on whites was $ With the excellent introduction by David Motgomery, much can be gleaned from this collection of narratives."--Labor History "Accessible to a broad audience, Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham will prove useful as a resource in undergraduate labor history courses and for students seeking easy access to compelling documentary evidence of the close ties between black workers'.

In Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham, editors Horace Huntley and David Montgomery transform annotated interviews of participants in the s Civil Rights Movement into a book that tells the story of the struggles and triumphs of those who stood up for justice and equality in Birmingham, Alabama.

In Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham, editors Horace Huntley and David Montgomery transform annotated interviews of participants in the s Civil Rights Movement into a book that tells the story of the struggles and triumphs of those who stood. Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham Height: In Length: In Width: In Weight: lbs Now in paper, this volume is the first set of annotated oral interviews from the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement to be undertaken by the Birmingham Civil Rights : Huntley, Horace.

Research and Publications Huntley worked at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute researching and interpreting oral histories for a book, Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham, which he authored with Yale University historian David Montgomery.

He served on the Task Force that established the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and is a founding Board member of the Institute and has co-authored the books, Black Workers’ Struggle for Equality in Birmingham and Foot Soldiers for Democracy.

Odessa Woolfolk is the author of Black Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published )/5(2).

Participants in the struggle ranged from teachers, students of all ages, and domestic workers to elderly women and men, war veterans, and a Black Panther leader. This volume demonstrates the complexity and diversity of the spirit of resistance at a formative moment in American s: 1.

In the first 50 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, black Americans had accumulated a personal wealth of $ million. They owned more t businesses, 40, churches, andThis leads him to a detailed and often fascinating consideration of white, working-class ethnicity but also to a careful analysis of black workers — their conditions of work, their aspirations and identities, their struggles for equality.

Making its case with passion and clarity, Divided We Stand will be a compelling and controversial book. In his book Souls of Black he renounced NOI’s philosophy of separatism and advocated a more inclusive approach to the struggle for Black rights.

She notably promoted the work .A brief interpretive history of the Civil Rights movement that recaptures the crusading spirit, highlights the historic moments, defines the role of individuals and groups&#;and generally gives shape, responsible shape, to the course of events from the Brown decision, into the assassination of Martin Luther King, in Developments since are merely summarized, in terms of the.Participants in the struggle ranged from teachers, students of all ages, and domestic workers to elderly women and men, war veterans, and a Black Panther leader.

This volume demonstrates the complexity and diversity of the spirit of resistance at a formative moment in American history.