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Alexander, Shawn Leigh
An army of lions : the civil rights struggle before the NAACP / Shawn Leigh Alexander
Alternate Title Civil rights struggle before the NAACP
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E185.61 .A437 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
Civil rights movements -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century
Civil rights movements -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 19th century
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century
African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964
Subject United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xviii, 382 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents Aceldama and the black response -- "Stand their ground on this civil rights business" -- Interregnum and resurrection -- Not just "a bubble in soap water" -- To awaken the conscience of America -- Invasion of the Tuskegee machine -- An army of mice or an army of lions? -- "It is strike now or never
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-374) and index
Series Politics and culture in modern America

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