The March on Washington : jobs, freedom, and the forgotten history of civil rights

Title
The March on Washington : jobs, freedom, and the forgotten history of civil rights

Author
Jones, William Powell, 1970-

ISBN
9780393082852

Edition
First edition.

Physical Description
xxi, 296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm

Contents
The most dangerous Negro in America -- The march on Washington movement -- Rocking the cradle -- Jim Crow unions -- For jobs and freedom -- Battle lines drawn.

Conference Subject
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.)

Subject Term
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
 
Civil rights demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century.
 
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

Summary
A history professor describes the impact and history of the opening speech made during the March on Washington by the trade unionist Philip Randolph whose vision and fight for equal economic and social citizenship began in 1941.


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Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)Book323.1196 JON11Nonfiction Collection
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