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Sidelines Activist: Charles S. Johnson and the Struggle for Civil Rights

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Although Charles S. Johnson (1893-1956) called himself a sidelines activist, his advocacy for racial equality was never watered-down or half-hearted. His strategy was to work indirectly, sometimes behind the scenes, to influence public policy and to mobilize groups with special concerns for the tragic plight of rural black sharecroppers. In coalition with an embattled band of southern white liberals he pressed the federal government to end lynching, the poll tax, separate but equal schooling, and other racial inequities of ...

Sidelines Activist: Charles S. Johnson and the Struggle for Civil Rights 1996, University Press of Mississippi

ISBN-13: 9781604738827

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