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Title The business of Black power [electronic resource] : community development, capitalism, and corporate responsibility in postwar America / edited by Laura Warren Hill and Julia Rabig.
Published Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  E185.615 .B87 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (viii, 343 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Toward a history of the business of Black power / Laura Warren Hill and Julia Rabig -- Fighting for the soul of Black capitalism : struggles for Black economic development in postrebellion Rochester / Laura Warren Hill -- A McDonald's that reflects the soul of a people : Hough Area Development Corporation and community development in Cleveland / Nishani Frazier -- Black (buying) power : the story of Essence magazine / Alexis Pauline Gumbs -- Creating a multicultural soul : Avon, corporate social responsibility, and race in the 1970s / Lindsey Feitz -- From landless to landlords : Black power, Black capitalism, and the co-optation of Detroit's tenants' rights movement, 1964-69 / David Goldberg -- "Gilding the ghetto" and debates over Chicago's Gautreaux program / Andrea Gill -- "What we need is brick and mortar" : race, gender, and early leadership of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation / Brian Purnell -- "A fight and a question" : community development corporations, machine politics, and -- Corporate philanthropy in the long urban crisis / Julia Rabig -- Conclusion : whose Black power? : the business of Black power and Black power's business / Michael O. West -- Epilogue : whatever happened to the business of Black power? / Robert E. Weems Jr.
Subject Black power -- Economic aspects -- United States.
African American business enterprises -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Related Names Hill, Laura Warren.
Rabig, Julia.
Related To Print version: The business of Black power. Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2012. 9781580464031 1580464033 9781580464406 1580464408 (DLC) 2012000599
ISBN 158046775X (electronic bk.)
9781580467759 (electronic bk.)
9781580464031 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1580464033 (hardcover : alk. paper)