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Robinson, Todd E. (Todd Ephraim), 1973-
A city within a city : the Black freedom struggle in Grand Rapids, Michigan / Todd E. Robinson
Alternate Title Black freedom struggle in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, c2013
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  F574.G7 R63 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- Civil rights -- Michigan -- Grand Rapids -- History
Subject Grand Rapids (Mich.) -- Race relations
Grand Rapids (Mich.) -- Social conditions
Physical Description xix, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-216) and index
Contents "Rowing, not drifting" : Black organizational reform before World War II -- Citizens action : managerial racism & reform politics -- The suburban oasis : the origins of segregated space -- The mustache saga : the rise of Black youth protest -- A Black child's burden : busing to achieve racial balance -- Where do we go from here : setting the course for racial reconciliation -- Conclusion : secondary cities & the Black urban experience

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