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A time to listen ... a time to act, voices from the ghettos of the Nation's cities.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
United States Commission on Civil Rights.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. ; United States Government Printing Office, 1967.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, [1], 133, [3] pages illustrations 24 cm
Subjects:
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1964-
African Americans
African Americans -- Civil rights
African Americans -- Economic conditions
Mexican Americans -- Economic conditions.
Minorities -- United States
Place of Publication:
United States Washington (D.C.)
Contents:
Chapter 1. " ... All we Can See is Darkness Ahead.". I felt like I was in a cage; Children in the Ghetto
Chapter 2. " ... A Slum Neighborhood Is What Your Would Call It." A Bare House; Urban Destruction; Rats; Poor Services; Streets and Sanitation Services; Transportation; Health Care Facilities; The Police and the Ghetto
Chapter 3. "The Main Problem is Money." Living on Welfare; Domestic Work; Exploitation; Business and Property
Chapter 4. "You Just Can't Make It." The Role of the Ghetto School; Economic Opportunity; Job Training Programs; Exclusive Union Practices; The Flight of Jobs; Housing; Owners and Realtors; Finance Industry; Builders; Role of Government
Chapter 5. "... An Isolated, Elite Type of Community." Racial Isolation and Social Responsibility; Racial Isolation and White Attitudes
Chapter 6. "Look, Baby, Nobody is Going to Help You But Yourself." The Will to Act; Militancy in Minority Communities.
Notes:
"A Report of the United States Commission on Civil Rights 1967"--Cover.
"November 1967"--Title page.
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1967
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
22118
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