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From the Grassroots - Profiles of Contemporary African American Leaders

by Alton Hornsby

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Published by E-BookTime, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Reference,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8898639M
    ISBN 101598241893
    ISBN 109781598241891
    OCLC/WorldCa143626881

    Bruce J. Dierenfield is Professor of History, Director of the All-College Honors Program, and former Peter Canisius Distinguished Teaching Professor of the African-American Experience at Canisius College in Buffalo, New is the award-winning author of four previous books, including The Civil Rights Movement (). John White is Reader Emeritus in American History at the University of Hull. Throughout the South, black women were crucial to the Civil Rights Movement, serving as grassroots and organizational leaders. They protested, participated, sat in, mobilized, created, energized, led particular efforts, and served as bridge builders to the rest of the community.

      A new poll suggests African-Americans think so. The poll was commissioned by BET founder Robert L. Johnson, also the chairman of The RLJ Companies, and was released by Zogby Analytics. And the. African American leaders and learn about the influence of their religious beliefs on their activism and contributions to society. Students will learn biographical, historical and religious information associated with these leaders, peer-teach nding of the overall historical context of their work through creating a class timeline. Grades: ,

    Since the appearance of the second edition of this book (Black Leadership in America: From Booker T. Washington to Jesse Jackson) in , the political landscape has shifted dramatically with the improbable election of Barack Obama, the first African-American the jubilation that followed Obama’s triumph, there was talk of a “post-racial America,” where race is no longer an. (William) Manning Marable, American scholar (born , Dayton, Ohio—died April 1, , New York, N.Y.), was a leading figure in scholarly research regarding the African American experience, most notably as an author and as a professor (from ) at Columbia University, New York City, founding director (–) of Columbia’s Institute for Research in African-American Studies.


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