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The origins of the civil rights movement : Black communities organizing for change

Author: Aldon D Morris
Publisher: New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the origins, development, and personalities of the Civil Rights movement from 1953-1963.
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Genre/Form: History
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Morris, Aldon D.
Origins of the civil rights movement.
New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, ©1984
(OCoLC)557655166
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aldon D Morris
ISBN: 002922120X 9780029221204 9780029221303 0029221307
OCLC Number: 10849780
Awards: American Sociological Association Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award, 1986.
Description: xiv, 354 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Domination, church, and the NAACP --
Beginnings and confrontations --
Movement centers: MIA, ICC, and ACMHR --
The SCLC: the decentralized political arm of the Black church --
The SCLC's crusade for citizenship --
Organizational relationships: the SCLC, the NAACP, and CORE --
Movement halfway houses --
Internal organization and direct action --
1960: origins of a decade of disruption --
Birmingham: a planned exercise in mass disruption --
Theoretical overview and conclusions.
Responsibility: Aldon D. Morris.

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An account of the origins, development, and personalities of the Civil Rights movement from 1953-1963.
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