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Author Jeffries, Hasan Kwame, 1973-

Title Bloody Lowndes [electronic resource] : civil rights and Black power in Alabama's Black Belt / Hasan Kwame Jeffries.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2009.

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Description xx, 348 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-315) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Conditions unfavorable to the rise of the Negro : the pursuit of freedom rights before the civil rights era -- I didn't come here to knock : the making of a grassroots social movement -- We ain't going to shed a tear for Jon : school desegregation, White resistance, and the African American response -- I'm going to try to take some of the freedom here back home : the federal government and the fight for freedom rights -- We gonna show Alabama just how bad we are : the birth of the original Black Panther Party and the development of freedom politics -- Tax the rich to feed the poor : Black power and the election of 1966 -- Now is the time for work to begin : Black politics in the post-civil rights era -- Epilogue: That black dirt gets in your soul : the fight for freedom rights in the days ahead.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Lowndes County -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- Lowndes County -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Alabama -- Lowndes County -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Lowndes County (Ala.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Black Belt (Ala. and Miss.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Lowndes County (Ala.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Black Belt (Ala. and Miss.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780814743058 (cl : alk. paper)
0814743056 (cl : alk. paper)

 
    
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