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Author Dierenfield, Bruce J., 1951-

Title A history of African-American leadership / Bruce J. Dierenfield and John White
Edition 3rd ed
Published London : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (415 pages)
Series Studies In Modern History
Studies In Modern History
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface to Third Edition; Acknowledgements; List of Plates; 1 Introduction: African-American Leaders and Limited Options; Perspectives: Black protest and accommodation, 1800-1877; From Booker T. Washington to Barack Obama; 2 Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee; Perspectives: Separate and unequal: Southern race relations, 1865-1895; Booker T. Washington: Early life; Tuskegee; The Atlanta Compromise address; Up from Slavery; Race leader; A black Benedict Arnold?; Assessment; 3 W.E.B. Du Bois: Talented Propagandist
Martin Luther King, Jr.: The making of a leaderThe Southern Christian Leadership Conference; MLK and JFK; Albany, Birmingham, and the March on Washington; St. Augustine and Selma; Chicago, Black Power, and Vietnam; The Poor People's Campaign and the Memphis strike; Assessment; 6 Malcolm X: ""The Angriest Negro in America""; Perspectives: Black nationalism after Garvey, the separatist impulse, 1930-1950; Malcolm Little to Malcolm X; Malcolm X: Muslim; The Autobiography of Malcolm X; Malcolm X and his black critics; Assessment; 7 African-American Women: Heroines and Trailblazers
Perspectives: African-American women as leadersHarriet Tubman; Ida B. Wells; Mary McLeod Bethune; Fannie Lou Hamer; Condoleezza Rice; Oprah Winfrey; Assessment; 8 Jesse Jackson: The Rainbow Man; Perspectives: From Black Power to political power, 1960s; Black Power: ""Old Wine in New Bottles""?; Jesse Jackson: From A & T to Rainbow/PUSH; Presidential contender; Assessment; 9 Barack Obama: America's First Black President; Perspectives: The newest African-American leaders; Dreams from My Father; Black man headed to the White House; Obama's presidency; Assessment; Conclusion; Selected Bibliography
Perspectives: Northern blacks organize for protest, 1890-1910W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography; The Crisis editor; Pan-Africanism; A leader without followers, 1934-1963; Assessment; 4 Marcus Garvey: Black Moses; Perspectives: The northern black ghetto, 1900-1920; Marcus Garvey: Black Jamaican; The Universal Negro Improvement Association; Garvey in America; The Black Star Line; Garveyism; Garvey and his black critics; Du Bois and Garvey; Assessment; 5 Martin Luther King, Jr.: Apostle of Nonviolence; Perspectives: A New Deal for African Americans? Civil rights and black protest, 1932-1954
Summary The story of black emancipation is one of the most dramatic themes of American history, covering racism, murder, poverty and extreme heroism. Figures such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King are the demigods of the freedom movements, both film and household figures. This major text explores the African-American experience of the twentieth century with particular reference to six outstanding race leaders. Their philosophies and strategies for racial advancement are compared and set against the historical framework and constraints within which they functioned. The book also exami
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject African American leadership -- History
African Americans -- Biography.
African Americans -- Politics and government.
Black nationalism -- United States -- History.
African American leadership.
African Americans -- Politics and government.
African Americans.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Personal Memoirs.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Political.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Presidents & Heads of State.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Reference.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Rich & Famous.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Royalty.
Black nationalism.
Race relations.
United States -- Race relations.
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
History.
Form Electronic book
Author White, John, 1939-
White, John, 1939- Black leadership in America
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