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Charles H. Houston : an interdisciplinary study of civil rights leadership / edited by James L. Conyers.

Author/Creator:
Houston, Charles Hamilton, 1895-1950.
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 283 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations -- History.
Summary:
"This edited collection focuses on the philosophical ideas, constructive engagement, and lasting contributions of Charles H. Houston, a legal scholar activist who played an important role in the civil rights movement"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1: Charles Hamilton Houston: An Efficacious Reflexive Analysis
James L. Conyers, Jr.
Part I. Philosophical Foundations
Chapter 2: In Defense of Voluntary Desegregation: All Things Are Not Equal
Derek W. Black
Chapter 3: "A Lawyer is either a social engineer or a parasite to society"
John Brittain
Chapter 4: What the Right Learned from Charles Houston That the Left Did Not
Lewis R. Gordon
Part II. Constructive Engagement
Chapter 5: The Historical Legacy of the Nadir and Houstonian Jurisprudence in the
Origins of the Modern Civil Rights Movement
Katherine Bankole Medina
Chapter 6: Charles Hamilton Houston and Post-New Negro Movement Authority:
The Socio-Literary History of a Legal Warrior
Christel N. Temple
Part III. Enduring Contributions
Chapter 7: Charles Hamilton Houston and the Struggle Against Lynching in the
United States, 1930-1939
Julius E. Thompson
Chapter 8: African American Voices Should Speak Loudly and Proudly to Protect Undocumented Immigrants from Fundamentally Unfair Discrimination
L. Darnell Weeden
Chapter 9: Charles Hamilton Houston and the Development of the NAACP's Legal Assault on Jim Crow: The Texas White Primary as a Case Study
Cary D. Wintz
Chapter 10: Neo-Houstonian Studies: The Nation of Islam, Edward W. Jacko, Jr. and the Struggle for Afro-Muslim Civil Liberties
Malachi Crawford.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Conyers, James L., Jr.
ISBN:
9780739143582 (hardback)
0739143581 (hardback)
9780739143605 (electronic)
0739143603 (electronic)
OCLC:
793224296