The Path To The Greater Freer Truer World

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Author: Lindsey R. Swindall
Publisher: University Press of Florida
ISBN: 9780813056340
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Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 256
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"Adds much-needed texture to the growing historiography on African American protest politics and the global understandings of racism during the 1930s and 1940s."--American Historical Review"Those wishing to explore the CAA or the SNYC or the connections between the U.S. South and the black freedom and anticolonial struggles will be glad that Swindall has helped enrich that understanding."--Journal of American History"A useful, well-researched reminder that the U.S. struggle for racial civic inclusion domestically and anticolonial fairness internationally was more ideologically and tactically diverse than popularly portrayed."--Choice"Invites scholars and students of social movements to consider the global intersectionality of two under-examined equal rights organizations of the 20th century, placing the scholarship on the southern civil rights campaigns in conversation with works on the anticolonial struggles in the global South."--Journal of African American History"Provides a detailed examination of the Southern Negro Youth Congress (SNYC) and the Council on African Affairs (CAA) to situate these black-labor-left coalitions as part of the long civil rights movement."--Journal for the Study of Radicalism"Joins a growing number of monographs that complicate our understanding of how the anticolonial struggle outside the United States influenced American civil rights activists. . . . Illuminates the civil rights movement's persistence despite the postwar Red Scare."--North Carolina Historical ReviewA volume in the series New Perspectives on the History of the South, edited by John David Smith


The World S Great Speeches

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Author: Lewis Copeland
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486132838
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Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 944
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Nearly 300 speeches provide public speakers with a wealth of quotes and inspiration, from Pericles' funeral oration and William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech to Malcolm X's powerful words on the Black Revolution. Includes 7 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.


Reconstructing The World

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Author: Harilaos Stecopoulos
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Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 203
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The unending tragedy of Reconstruction, wrote W. E. B. Du Bois, is the utter inability of the American mind to grasp its... national and worldwide implications. And yet the long shadow of Reconstruction's failure has loomed large in the American imagination, serving as a parable of race and democracy both at home and abroad. In Reconstructing the World Harilaos Stecopoulos looks at an array of American writers who, over the course of the twentieth century, used the South as a touchstone for thinking about the nation's global ambitions. Focusing on the lives and writings of Charles Chesnutt, Thomas Dixon, James Weldon Johnson, W. E. B. Du Bois, Carson McCullers, William Faulkner, Richard Wright, and Alice Walker, he shows the ways in which these public intellectuals viewed the U.S. South in international terms and questioned the relationship between domestic inequality and a quest for global power. By examining big stick diplomacy, World War II, and the Vietnam War in light of regional domestic concerns, Stecopoulos urges a reassessment of the American Century. Providing new interpretations of literary works both well-known (Johnson's The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, McCullers's The Member of the Wedding) and marginal (Dixon's The Leopard's Spots, Du Bois's Dark Princess), Stecopoulos argues that the South played a crucial role in mediating between the national and imperial concerns of the United States. That intersection of region and empire, he contends, profoundly influenced how Americans understood not only cultural and political geographies but also issues of race and ethnicity.


Behold The Land

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Author: William Edward Burghardt Du Bois
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Category : African Americans
Languages : en
Pages : 15
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Great Speeches Of The 20th Century

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Author: Bob Blaisdell
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486474674
Size: 71.76 MB
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Category : Literary Collections
Languages : en
Pages : 233
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A great speech can stir the soul and inspire a nation. This compact and affordable anthology gathers complete speeches and selected excerpts from memorable addresses by Martin Luther King, Mohandas Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Elie Wiesel, the Dalai Lama, César Chávez, and many others.


Freedomways

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Category : African Americans
Languages : en
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Black Titan W E B Dubois

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Author: William Edward Burghardt Du_Bois
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Languages : en
Pages : 333
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Masses Mainstream

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Size: 71.44 MB
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Category : African Americans
Languages : en
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Mainstream

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Category : American literature
Languages : en
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Freedomways Reader

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Author: D D
Publisher: Westview Press
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Size: 31.12 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 382
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A compilation of articles and essays from the journal Freedomways highlights the depth and breadth of the struggle for democracy and equal rights.