The civil rights movement in America : from black nationalism to the women's political council / Peter B. Levy, editor.

This single volume encyclopedia not only provides accessible A-Z entries about the well-known people and events of the Civil Rights Movement but also offers coverage of lesser-known contributors to the movement's overall success and outcomes. This comprehensive work provides both authoritative...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Other Authors: Levy, Peter B. (Editor)
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2015]
Series:Movements of the American mosaic.
Table of Contents:
  • A; Abernathy, Ralph David; Affirmative Action; Albany, Georgia Movement; Ali, Muhammad; Anderson, William G.; B; Baker, Ella; Baldwin, James; Baraka, Amiri; Bates, Daisy; Belafonte, Harry; Bethune, Mary McLeod; Bevel, James; Birmingham Campaign; Black Arts Movement; Black Nationalism; Black Panther Party; Black Power; Black Power Salute at the 1968 Olympics; Bloody Sunday; Bombingham; Brown, Elaine; Brown, H. Rap; Brown v. Board of Education; Bunche, Ralph; Busing; C; Carmichael, Stokely; Chicago Campaign; Chisholm, Shirley.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1960Civil Rights Act of 1964; Civil Rights Act of 1968; Clark, Septima; Cleaver, Eldridge; Cleaver, Kathleen Neal; COINTELPRO; Cold War and Civil Rights; Congress of Racial Equality; Council of Federated Organizations; D; Davis, Angela; Deacons for Defense and Justice; Du Bois, W.E.B.; E; Evers, Medgar; F; Farrakhan, Louis; Faubus, Orval Eugene; Forman, James; Freedom Rides; Freedom Schools; G; Garvey, Marcus; Gray, Fred; H; Hamer, Fannie Lou; Hampton, Fred; Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited (HARYOU); Height, Dorothy; Houston, Charles Hamilton; J; Jackson, Jesse.
  • Jim CrowJohnson, Lyndon B.; K; Kennedy, John F.; Kennedy, Robert F.; Kerner Commission Report; King, Coretta Scott; King, Martin Luther, Jr.; L; Lafayette, Bernard; Last Poets; Lawson, James; League of Revolutionary Black Workers; Levison, Stanley; Lewis, John; Lewis, Rufus; Little Rock Nine; Long Hot Summer Riots, 1965-1967; Lorraine Motel; Los Angeles Riot of 1965; Lowndes County Freedom Organization; M; Malcolm X; March on Washington; Marshall, Thurgood; Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike; Meredith, James; Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; Mississippi Freedom Summer.
  • Montgomery Bus BoycottMoses, Robert; Motley, Constance Baker; MOVE Bombing; N; NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Nash, Diane; Nation of Islam; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Newton, Huey P.; Nixon, E.D.; O; Operation Breadbasket; Orangeburg Massacre of 1968; Organization of Afro-American Unity; P; Parks, Rosa; Peck, James; Poor People's Campaign; Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr.; R; Radio Free Dixie (1962); Randolph, A. Philip; Ray, James Earl; Reeb, James; Revolutionary Action Movement; Richardson, Gloria; Robeson, Paul; Robinson, Jackie; Robinson, Jo Ann.
  • Rustin, BayardS; Seale, Bobby; Selma March; Sharpton, Al; Shuttlesworth, Fred; Sit-In Movement; Sixteenth Street Baptist Church; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Students for a Democratic Society; T; Till, Emmett; V; Voter Education Project; Voting Rights Act of 1965; W; Walker, Wyatt; War on Poverty; Wells-Barnett, Ida B.; White Citizens' Council; Wilkins, Roy; Williams, Hosea; Williams, Robert F.; Women's Political Council of Montgomery; Primary Documents; From President's Committee on Civil Rights, To Secure These Rights (1947).