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Title:
Long is the way and hard : one hundred years of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Author:
Verney, Kevern, 1960-
Publication Information:
Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xxviii, 313 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Not distributed; available at Arkansas State Library.
Language:
English
Contents:
NAACP in historiographical perspective / "All shadows are dark" : Walter White, racial identity, and national politics / In Harlem and Hollywood : the NAACP's cultural campaigns, 1910-1950 / "A gigantic battle to win men's minds" : the NAACP's public relations department and post-Brown propaganda / Leading from the back : Roy Wilikins's leadership of the NAACP / Uneasy alliance : the NAACP and Martin Luther King / NAACP and the challenges of 1960s radicalism / Falls Church Colored Citizens Protective League and the establishment of Virginia's first rural branch of the NAACP / "To hope till hope creates" : the NAACP in Alabama, 1913-1945 / "It's worth one dollar to get rid of us" : middle-class persistence and the NAACP in Louisiana, 1915-1945 / "in no event shall a Negro be eligible" : the NAACP takes on the Texas all-white primary, 1923-1944 / Tensions in the relationship between local and national NAACP branches : the example of Detroit, 1919-1941 / Chicago NAACP : a century of challenge, triumph, and inertia / NAACP in California, 1914-1950 / "Your work is the most important, but without branches there can be no national work" : Cleveland's branch of the NAACP, 1929-1968 / "They say ... New York is not worth a d----- to them" : the NAACP in Arkansas, 1918-1971
ISBN:
9781557289087

9781557289094
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Book

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