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Author O'Dell, Jack (Jack H.)
Title Climbin' Jacob's ladder [electronic resource] : the Black freedom movement writings of Jack O'Dell / edited and introduced by Nikhil Pal Singh.
Published Berkeley, [Calif.] : University of California Press, c2010.
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 Electronic Book  E185.61 .O29 2010eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource ( viii, 319 p.) :
Note "The George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies"--Prelim. p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. 1, Tracing the Freedomway. Report on voter registration work, Southern Christian Leadership Conference ; Foundations of racism in American life ; Editorial, Freedomways special issue on Mississippi ; The threshold of a new reconstruction ; A colonized people ; The July rebellions and the "military state" ; Climbin' Jacob's ladder : the life and times of the freedom movement ; Charleston's legacy to the poor people's campaign ; Report of the acting executive director, Southern Christian Leadership Conference ; A rock in a weary lan' : Paul Robeson's leadership and "the movement" in the decade before Montgomery ; An assessment : push's first five years and its next five ; On the transition from civil rights to civil equality ; The rainbow coalition : organizational principles -- Pt. 2, Contemporary reflections ; Democracy charter ; Reclaiming the second reconstruction: democracy, class, and the social transformation of the United States.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.
Related Names Singh, Nikhil Pal.
Alternate Title Climbing Jacob's ladder
Related To Print version: O'Dell, Jack. Climbin' Jacob's ladder. Berkeley, [Calif.] : University of California Press, c2010. O'Dell, Jack (Jack H.). Climbin' Jacob's ladder. Berkeley, [Calif.] : University of California Press, c2010 9780520259584 (DLC) 2009009144
ISBN 9780520945067 (electronic bk.)
0520945069 (electronic bk.)