Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

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Examining three interconnected case studies, Tamar Carroll powerfully demonstrates the ability of grassroots community activism to bridge racial and cultural differences and effect social change. Drawing on a rich array of oral histories, archival records, newspapers, films, and photographs from post-World War II New York City, Carroll shows how poor people transformed the antipoverty organization Mobilization for Youth and shaped the subsequent War on Poverty. Highlighting the little-known National Congress of Neighborhood ...

Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism 2015, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9781469619880

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