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Title The Chicago Freedom Movement : Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights activism in the north / edited by Mary Lou Finley [and three others] ; foreword by Clayborne Carson.

Publication Info. Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2016]
2016

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Description 1 online resource (525 pages)
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Series Civil rights and the struggle for Black equality in the twentieth century
Civil rights and the struggle for Black equality in the twentieth century.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Mary Lou Finley, Bernard LaFayette Jr., James R. Ralph Jr., and Pam Smith -- Part I. Living the Chicago Freedom Movement -- In their own voices: the story of the movement as told by the participants -- Part II. Background and history -- Interpreting the Chicago Freedom Movement: the last fifty years / James R. Ralph Jr -- Toward the apex of civil rights activism: antecedents of the Chicago Freedom Movement, 1965-1966 / Christopher Robert Reed -- Part III. The impact of the Chicago Freedom Movement -- The Chicago Freedom Movement and the federal fair housing act / Leonard S. Rubinowitz -- The leadership council for metropolitan open communities: Chicago and fair housing / Brian White -- The North Shore Summer Project: "We're gonna open up the whole North Shore" / Gail Schechter -- Tenant unions during the Chicago Freedom Movement: innovation and impact / Herman Jenkins -- The Chicago Freedom Movement and the fight for fair lending / Mary Lou Finley -- Martin Luther King's legacy in North Lawndale: the Dr. King Legacy Apartments and Memorial District / Kimberlie Jackson -- The movement didn't stop / Jesse L. Jackson Sr. -- Perspectives on the legacy of Jesse Jackson Sr. / Al Sharpton -- The rise of independent Black political power in Chicago / Don Rose -- Roots of the Environmental Justice Movement: a community mobilizes to end childhood lead poisoning / Sherrilynn J. Bevel -- Youth and nonviolence: then and now / Pam Smith -- Part IV. Stories from the Chicago Freedom Movement -- Music and the movement I: music and grassroots organizing / Jimmy Collier with Allegra Malone -- Music and the movement II: music for an urban movement / Gene Barge with Allegra Malone -- Women in the movement I: the women of SCLC-WSCP take action / Molly Martindale -- Women in the movement II: dorothy gautreaux / Hal Baron -- Labor and the Chicago Freedom Movement / Gil Cornfield, Melody Heaps, and Norman Hill -- Part V. Lessons learned and the unfinished work -- Nonviolence and the Chicago Freedom Movement / Bernard LaFayette Jr -- Movement success: the long view / Mary Lou Finley -- Epilogue: nonviolence remix and today's millennials / Jonathan Lewis.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Finley, Mary Lou, 1943- editor.
LaFayette, Bernard, Jr., editor.
Ralph, James R. (James Richard), 1960- editor.
Smith, Pam (Consultant), editor.
Other Form: Print version: Chicago Freedom Movement : Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights activism in the north. Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2016] Civil rights and the struggle for Black equality in the twentieth century 9780813166506
ISBN 9780813166506 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813166520 (e-book)

 
    
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