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The Depression Comes to the South Side: Protest and Politics in the Black Metropolis, 1930-1933

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The Depression Comes to the South Side: Protest and Politics in the Black Metropolis, 1930-1933 - Reed, Christopher Robert
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In the 1920s, the South Side was looked on as the new Black Metropolis, but by the turn of the decade that vision was already in decline--a victim of the Depression. In this timely book, Christopher Robert Reed explores early Depression-era politics on Chicago's South Side. The economic crisis caused diverse responses from groups in the black community, distinguished by their political ideologies and stated goals. Some favored government intervention, others reform of social services. Some found expression in mass street ...

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The Depression Comes to the South Side: Protest and Politics in the Black Metropolis, 1930-1933 2011, Indiana University Press, Bloomington

ISBN-13: 9780253356529

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