Waking from the dream : the struggle for civil rights in the shadow of Martin Luther King Jr.
Title
Waking from the dream : the struggle for civil rights in the shadow of Martin Luther King Jr.

Author
Chappell, David L.

ISBN
9781400065462

Edition
First edition.

Physical Description
xvi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

Contents
King's last victory: the Civil Rights Act of 1968 -- Can a movement be institutionalized?: the national Black political conventions -- From full employment to diversity -- Legalizing the legacy: the battle for a Martin Luther King holiday -- Jesse Jackson's rebirth -- Public reckonings with King's character.

Personal Subject
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968-Influence.

Subject Term
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
 
African American political activists -- Biography.
 
African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
 
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.

Geographic Term
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.

Summary
Presents a controversial study of the civil rights movement after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., drawing upon congressional testimony, court cases, press releases, and other sources to document the battle over King's image and legacy.


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Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)Book323.092 CHA11Nonfiction Collection
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)Book323.092 CHA11Nonfiction Collection
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)Book323.092 CHA11Nonfiction Collection