A. Philip Randolph; a biographical portrait.

Author
Anderson, Jervis [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
[1st ed.]
Published/​Created
New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [1973]
Description
xiv, 398 p. illus. 25 cm.

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Summary note
Although somewhat overshadowed by giants such as W.E.B. Dubois and Martin Luther King, A. Philip Randolph is one of the most important figures in the Black struggle for civil and human rights during the 20th century. Includes Randolph's role in the trade union and Civil Rights movements, showing how his work in organizing for and leading the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters--the country's first all-Black union--laid crucial groundwork for the victories of social justice movements later in the century.
Bibliographic references
Pliography: p. 353-384.
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Committed to retain in perpetuity — ReCAP Shared Collection (HUL)
Contents
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Prologue
  • 1.1-Native Ground
  • Chapter 2: Fathers
  • 2.2-"Son of the Church"
  • 2.3-Getting Religion
  • 2.4-Home to Harlem
  • 2.5-Starting Out.
  • Chapter 3: The Most Dangerous Negros in America
  • 3.6-.Against the Grain
  • 3.7-Hell, No!
  • 3.8-Marcus Garvey: Crisis of the New Negro
  • 3.9-The End of Radicalism.
  • Chapter 4: The Case of the Pullman Porter
  • 4.11-"George"
  • 4.12-"The Sea is Ruff"
  • 4.13-"There Seemed No Way to Win"
  • 4.14-Then Came the New Deal.
  • Chapter 5: New Masses
  • 5.15-The Red and the Black
  • 5.16-"Let the Negro Masses Speak"
  • 5.17-Man of the Hour
  • 5.18-We Won't Go.
  • Chapter 6: In the Parliament of Labor
  • 6.19-Black Thorn
  • 6.20-Life with Meany
  • Chapter 7: Civil Rights: Doyen-7.21-"The Meaning of Our Numbers"
  • Chapter 8: Epilogue
  • 8.22-Plaudits
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index.
ISBN
0151078300
LCCN
^^^73159449^//r86
OCLC
676172
RCP
H - S
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