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Enoch Pratt Database (Need Card Number)
Black Thought and Culture
Provides non-fiction monographs, essays, articles, letters, speeches, political leaflets, and interviews written by major American black leaders covering 250 years of history. Also includesThe Black Panther newspaper and Black Panther Party oral histories.
Suggested City Books on the Student Protest Movement
Many Minds, One Heart: SNCC's dream for a new America by
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
Discusses the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the South between 1960 and 1965, exploring its accomplishments, work with larger civil rights groups and Black Power, use of sit-ins, and key individuals, including Charles Sherrod, Bob Moses, and Fannie Lou Hamer.
A Hard Rain Fell: SDS and why it failed by
Publication Date: 2008-01-16
Students on Strike by
The Berkeley Student Revolt: Facts and Interpretations
Suggested City Books
Up Against the Wall by
Publication Date: 2008-02-01
Black Against Empire - The Political History of the Black by
Publication Date: 2013-01-14
In Search of the Black Panther Party by
Publication Date: 2006-10-31
Seize the Time by
Publication Date: 1996-11-15
Black Macho and the myth of the superwoman
Michele Wallace blasted the masculine biases of the black politics that emerged from the sixties. She described how women remained marginalized by the patriarchal culture of Black Power, demonstrating the ways in which a genuine female subjectivity was blocked by the traditional myths of black womanhood"
Freedom Dreams by
Publication Date: 2003-06-15
At the Dark End of the Street by
Publication Date: 2011-10-04
Chronicles the events surrounding the 1944 rape and beating of an African-American woman by seven white men in Abbeville, Alabama, focusing on Rosa Parks' investigation into the case and the impact her involvement had on the 1955 boycott she started, which in turn led to the civil rights movement.
The Eyes on the Prize Civil Rights Reader
Combines contemporary interviews with historical footage to examine the civil rights movement, focusing on events and significant individuals from 1964 through 1971, such as Cassius Clay's struggle to become accepted as a Muslim and J. Edgar Hoover's declaration that the Black Panthers were the number one threat to internal security.
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