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Waiting 'til the midnight hour : a narrative history of Black Power in America / Peniel E. Joseph.

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Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 323.1192 JOS (Text) 33118000194677 Adult: Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0805083359
  • ISBN: 9780805083354
  • ISBN: 9781448712991
  • ISBN: 1448712998
  • Physical Description: xviii, 399 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Holt paperbacks edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2007.

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General Note:
"A Holt Paperback."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-373) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: To shape a new world -- Forerunners -- At home in the world -- Waging war amid shadows -- Liberators -- Political kingdoms -- "Black" is a country -- "What we gonna start sayin' now is Black power!" -- Storm warnings -- The trial of Huey Percy Newton -- Dark days, bright nights -- Dashikis and democracy -- Epilogue: Legacies, 1975-2005.
Summary, etc.:
With the rallying cry of "Black Power!" in 1966, a group of black activists, including Stokely Carmichael and Huey P Newton, turned their backs on Martin Luther King's pacifism and, building on Malcolm X's legacy, pioneered a radical new approach to the fight for equality, Drawing on original archival research and more than sixty original oral histories, Peniel E. Joseph vividly invokes the way in which Black Power redefined black identity and culture and in the process redrew the landscape of American race relations. In a series of character-driven chapters, we witness the rise of Black Power groups such as the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Black Panthers, and with them, on both coasts of the country, a fundamental change in the way Americans understood the unfinished business of racial equality and integration.
Original Version Note:
Originally published in hardcover: [New York] : Henry Holt and Company, 2006.
Subject: Newton, Huey P., > Studies.
Black power > United States > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century.
Civil rights movements > United States > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Politics and government > 20th century.
African Americans > Intellectual life > 20th century.
United States > Race relations.

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