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Author Jones, William Powell, 1970-
Title The March on Washington : jobs, freedom, and the forgotten history of civil rights / William P. Jones.
Published New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
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 Reading Room  F200 .J66 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition First edition.
Description xxi, 296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The most dangerous Negro in America -- The march on Washington movement -- Rocking the cradle -- Jim Crow unions -- For jobs and freedom -- Battle lines drawn.
Summary A history professor describes the impact and history of the opening speech made during the March on Washington by the trade unionist Philip Randolph whose vision and fight for equal economic and social citizenship began in 1941.
Subject March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.)
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780393082852 (hardcover)
0393082857 (hardcover)
OCLC number 828626842