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Author Widell, Robert W., Jr., 1974- author.
Title Birmingham and the long Black freedom struggle [electronic resource] / Robert W. Widell, Jr.
Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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 Electronic Book  F334.B69 W54 2013eb    ONLINE
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 270 pages.)
Content Type text
Format online resource
Series Contemporary Black history
Contemporary Black history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : "To stay and fight" : Birmingham's civil rights story and twentieth-century black protest -- Origins of the Committee for Equal Job Opportunity -- Delay, retaliation, and the legal process -- Staying active and branching out -- Poverty and welfare rights -- Community health, municipal services, and police brutality -- The Public Employees Organizing Committee -- The emergence of the Alabama Black Liberation Front -- Black power at the local level -- Repression and backlash -- Conclusion : the "long" movement and the South.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Birmingham -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- Birmingham -- History -- 20th century.
Birmingham (Ala.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Collection Title eBook collection (EBSCO).
Related To Print version: Widell, Robert W.,. Birmingham and the long Black freedom struggle /. . 9781137340955 1137340959 (DLC) 2013011947
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9781137340962 electronic bk.
9781137340955 (alk. paper)
1137340959 (alk. paper)