Black experience: the transformation of activism.

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Transaction Books; distributed by E. P. Dutton [New York , New Brunswick, N.J
African Americans -- Politics and government, African Americans -- Civil rights, Violence -- United S

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United St

Other titlesTrans-action/Society.
SeriesTransaction/Society book series, TA/S-7
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LC ClassificationsE185.615 .M37 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination193 p.
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Open LibraryOL5310667M
ISBN 100878550615, 0878555587
LC Control Number72094820

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Historians of America's post-war social movements have said little about the financial underpinnings of activism, and this article aims to address this oversight. It focuses on the Black Panther Party, which was formed in Oakland, California, inand was soon one of America's most visible, and controversial, black power organizations.

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We remain the most abused but have maintained a commitment to Dr. King’s principle of nonviolence. the transformation potential of such movements like Rhodes Must Fall hijacked by hypocrisy. Introduction InSouth Africa was engulfed by a wave of student protests.

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