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Polite protest [electronic resource] : the political economy of race in Indianapolis, 1920-1970 / Richard B. Pierce.

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Author/Creator:
Pierce, Richard B.
Publication:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (169 p.)
Subjects:
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Indiana -- Indianapolis -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Indiana -- Indianapolis -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Indianapolis (Ind.) -- Race relations.
Indianapolis (Ind.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This history of the black community of Indianapolis in the 20th century focuses on methods of political action -- protracted negotiations, interracial coalitions, petition, and legal challenge -- employed to secure their civil rights. These methods of ""polite protest"" set Indianapolis apart from many Northern cities. Richard B. Pierce looks at how the black community worked to alter the political and social culture of Indianapolis. As local leaders became concerned with the city's image, black leader
Contents:
More than a game : the political meaning of high school basketball in Indianapolis
"We have given you no extremists" : the challenge against segregated schools
"We were always fighting the housing battle" : African American housing in Indianapolis
"You're tired, Chile" : work opportunities and restrictions for Indianapolis's African Americans
Building a fence around the city : African Americans and Unigov.
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
1-282-07132-7
9786612071324
0-253-11134-X
OCLC:
475990345
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