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Title Reframing Randolph : labor, black freedom, and the legacies of A. Philip Randolph / edited by Andrew E. Kersten and Clarence Lang
Published New York : New York University Press, [2014]
©2015
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Series Culture, labor, history series
Culture, labor, history.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; 1 A Reintroduction to Asa Philip Randolph; 2 Researching Randolph: Shifting Historiographic Perspectives; 3 A. Philip Randolph: Emerging Socialist Radical; 4 Keeping His Faith: A. Philip Randolph's Working-Class Religion; 5 Brotherhood Men and Singing Slackers: A. Philip Randolph's Rhetoric of Music and Manhood; 6 ""The Spirit and Strategy of the United Front"": Randolph and the National Negro Congress, 1936-1940; 7 Organizing Gender: A. Philip Randolph and Women Activists
8 Beyond A. Philip Randolph: Grassroots Protest and the March on Washington Movement9 The ""Void at the Center of the Story"": The Negro American Labor Council and the Long Civil Rights Movement; 10 No Exit: A. Philip Randolph and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis; Select Bibliography; About the Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary At one time, Asa Philip Randolph (1889-1979) was a household name. As president of the all-black Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP), he was an embodiment of America's multifaceted radical tradition, a leading spokesman for Black America, and a potent symbol of trade unionism and civil rights agitation for nearly half a century. But with the dissolution of the BSCP in the 1970s, the assaults waged against organized labor in the 1980s, and the overall silencing of labor history in U.S. popular discourse, he has been largely forgotten among large segments of the general public before whom
Notes "Foreword / Arlene Holt Baker -- A reintroduction to Asa Philip Randolph / Andrew E. Kersten and Clarence Lang -- Researching Randolph: Shifting historiographic perspectives / Joe William Trotter, Jr. -- A. Philip Randolph: emerging socialist radical / Eric Arnesen -- Keeping his faith: A. Philip Randolph's working-class religion / Cynthia Taylor -- Brotherhood men and singing Slackers: A. Philip Randolph's rhetoric of music and manhood / Robert Hawkins -- The spirit and strategy of the United Front: Randolph and the National Negro Congress, 1936-1940 / Erik S. Gellman -- Organizing gender: A. Philip Randolph and women activists / Melinda Chateauvert -- Beyond A. Philip Randolph: Grassroots protest and the March on Washington Movement / David Lucander -- The "Void at the Center of the Story": The Negro American Labor Council and the long civil rights movement / William P. Jones -- No exit: A. Philip Randolph and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis / Jerald Podair
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 -- Influence.
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979.
African American labor leaders -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Kersten, Andrew Edmund, 1969- editor
Lang, Clarence, editor
ISBN 0814724477 (electronic bk)
0814764649
9780814724477 (electronic bk)
9780814764640
Other Titles Labor, black freedom, and the legacies of A. Philip Randolph