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Pullman Porters and the Rise of Protest Politics in Black America, 1925-1945

Pullman Porters and the Rise of Protest Politics in Black America, 1925-1945

Between World War I and World War II, African Americans' quest for civil rights took on a more aggressive character as a new group of black activists challenged the politics of civility traditionally ...

Pills, Profits, and Politics

Pills, Profits, and Politics

This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impac...

Until There Is Justice, The Life of Anna Arnold Hedgeman

Until There Is Justice, The Life of Anna Arnold Hedgeman

A demanding feminist, devout Christian, and savvy grassroots civil rights organizer, Anna Arnold Hedgeman played a key role in over half a century of social justice initiatives. Like many of her colle...

An Anthology of Respect, The Pullman Porters National Historic Registry of African American Railroad Employees

An Anthology of Respect, The Pullman Porters National Historic Registry of African American Railroad Employees

In addition to the book being an important educative contribution to an often overlooked component of American history; it can also serve as an aid to: genealogists, historians and most importantly de...

Bayard Rustin, Behind the Scenes of the Civil Rights Movement

Bayard Rustin, Behind the Scenes of the Civil Rights Movement

A biography of Bayard Rustin, a skillful organizer behind the scenes of the American civil rights movement whose ideas stongly influenced Martin Luther King, Jr.

African Americans and Civil Rights, From 1619 to the Present
Bayard Rustin, Troubles I’ve Seen : a Biography

Bayard Rustin, Troubles I’ve Seen : a Biography

Profiles the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington and the Montgomery bus boycott, and a major figure in the Civil Rights movement

A. Philip Randolph, Union Leader and Civil Rights Crusader

A. Philip Randolph, Union Leader and Civil Rights Crusader

Presents a biography of the African American leader whose forty-year battle for civil rights included organizing the first labor union for black workers in a white-owned business.

Bayard Rustin, The Invisible Activist

Bayard Rustin, The Invisible Activist

"We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers" -Bayard Rustin Bayard Rustin: The Invisible Activist is a new biography for ages 10 and up. . . To many, the civil rights movement bring...

Black Conservatism, Essays in Intellectual and Political History

Black Conservatism, Essays in Intellectual and Political History

This volume is the first comprehensive examination of African American conservative thought and politics from the late eighteenth century to the present. The essays in the collection explore various a...