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Title From every mountainside : black churches and the broad terrain of civil rights / edited by R. Drew Smith
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2013]


Description 1 online resource (xi, 369 pages) : illustrations
Contents Black church divisions and civil rights activism in Chicago / James R. Ralph, Jr. -- The NAACP, Black churches, and the struggle for Black empowerment in New Haven, 1955-1961 / Yohuru R. Williams -- Ruby Hurley, U.S. Protestantism, and NAACP student work, 1940-1950 / Rosetta E. Ross -- Black churches, Peoples Temple, and civil rights politics in San Francisco / James Lance Taylor -- Philadelphia's Opportunities Industrialization Center and the Black church's quest for economic justice / Juan M. Floyd-Thomas -- The Black Panther Party and the Black church / Steve McCutcheon, Judson L. Jeffries, Omari L. Dyson -- Racial discrimination and the radical politics of New York clergyman / Milton A. Galamison, Clarence Taylor -- Black clergy, educational fairness, and pursuit of the common good / R. Drew Smith -- Black churches and Black voter suppression in Florida and Ohio / Maurice Mangum -- African American Churches, health care, and the health reform debate / Larry G. Murphy -- The Obama administration, faith-based policy, and religious groups' hiring rights / David K. Ryden -- Black church burnings in the 1990s and faith-based responses / Katie Day -- Civil rights rhetoric in media coverage of marriage equality debates : Massachusetts and Georgia / Traci C. West -- The feminization of HIV/AIDS and passivity of Black church responses in Denver and beyond / Carroll Watkins Ali -- Black churches and African American opinion on immigration policy / R. Khari Brown -- Religious Others and a New Blackness in Post-9/11 California / James Lance Taylor
Summary This book is a collection of essays on the civil rights movement outside the South and since the 1960s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights.
African American churches -- History
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History
Civil rights -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
African American churches
African Americans -- Civil rights
Civil rights movements
Civil rights -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Race relations
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
United States -- Church history.
United States -- Race relations.
United States
Genre/Form Church history
Form Electronic book
Author Smith, R. Drew, 1956-
ISBN 9781461935438