Red Activists and Black Freedom: James and Esther Jackson and the Long Civil Rights Revolution

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This book deals with the forgotten history of the civil rights movement. The American Left played a significant part in the origins of that movement, whose history has traditionally been focused on the later 1940's and early 1950's. This approach needs serious re-thinking in light of what took place in the later 1930's with the organization and activity of groups like the Southern Negro Youth Congress that brought both African-American and white workers and students together in the fight for economic and social justice. ...

Red Activists and Black Freedom: James and Esther Jackson and the Long Civil Rights Revolution 2012, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415637428

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