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The business of Black power : community development, capitalism, and corporate responsibility in postwar America / edited by Laura Warren Hill and Julia Rabig
Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, c2012
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 3rd Floor  E185.615 .B87 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Black power -- Economic aspects -- United States
African American business enterprises -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
Physical Description viii, 343 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Toward a history of the business of Black power / Laura Warren Hill and Julia Rabig -- Fighting for the soul of Black capitalism: struggles for Black economic development in postrebellion Rochester / Laura Warren Hill -- A McDonald's that reflects the soul of a people: Hough Area Development Corporation and community development in Cleveland / Nishani Frazier -- Black (buying) power: the story of Essence magazine / Alexis Pauline Gumbs -- Creating a multicultural soul: Avon, corporate social responsibility, and race in the 1970s / Lindsey Feitz -- From landless to landlords: Black power, Black capitalism, and the co-optation of Detroit's tenants' rights movement, 1964-69 / David Goldberg -- "Gilding the ghetto" and debates over Chicago's Gautreaux program / Andrea Gill -- "What we need is brick and mortar": race, gender, and early leadership of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation / Brian Purnell -- "A fight and a question": community development corporations, machine politics, and corporate philanthropy in the long urban crisis / Julia Rabig -- Conclusion: whose Black power?: the business of Black power and Black power's business / Michael O. West -- Epilogue: whatever happened to the business of Black power? / Robert E. Weems Jr
Alternate Author Hill, Laura Warren
Rabig, Julia

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