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Author McKersie, Robert B.

Title A decisive decade : an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s / Robert B. McKersie ; with a foreword by James R. Ralph Jr.

Publication Info. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2013]
2013

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Description 1 online resource (286 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The First Unitarian Church of Chicago: my gateway to the civil rights movement and to Alex Poinsett -- Campaigns on the employment front -- The Motorola Campaign and Tim Black -- Campaigns on the education front -- The movement marks time, while the university plays catch-up -- Spring and summer 1965: marches, more marches, and Al Pitcher -- A peaceful march in Kenwood and a not-so-peaceful march led by Dick Gregory -- Looking back on the tumultuous events of 1965 -- The campaign for open housing, summer 1966 -- Jesse Jackson, Operation Breadbasket, and minority enterprise -- The movement and the decade wind down -- Initiatives continue within the university and the unitarian church -- Race relations and the personal equation.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject McKersie, Robert B.
African American civil rights workers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights workers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: McKersie, Robert B. Decisive decade : an insider's view of the Chicago civil rights movement during the 1960s. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2013] xxvi, 255 pages 9780809332441 (DLC) 2012040463
ISBN 0809332442 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780809332441
9780809332458 (e-book)

 
    
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