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Music Has Gone Out of the Movement [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Carter, David C.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (380 p.)
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Subjects:
African Americans -- History -- Civil rights -- 20th century -- United States.
Civil rights movements -- History -- 20th century.
Local subjects:
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century. (search)
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century. (search)
United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
After the passage of sweeping civil rights and voting rights legislation in 1964 and 1965, the civil rights movement stood poised to build on considerable momentum. In a famous speech at Howard University in 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared that victory in the next battle for civil rights would be measured in ""equal results"" rather than equal rights and opportunities. It seemed that for a brief moment the White House and champions of racial equality shared the same objectives and priorities. Finding common ground proved elusive, however, in a climate of growing social and political
Contents:
Contents; Preface; Text Abbreviations; 1. Leapfrogging the Movement: The Howard University Speech and the Tragic Narrative; 2. Romper Lobbies and Coloring Lessons: Poverty Wars and the Child Development Group of Mississippi; 3. The Cocktail Hour on the Negro Question: The Watts Riot, the Moynihan Report, and the Search for a Scapegoat; 4. Bomb Throwers and Babes in the Wood: The White House Conference on Civil Rights; 5. Mississippi Is Everywhere: The Meredith March and CDGM'S Last Stand; 6. The Unwelcome Guest at the Feast: Vietnam and the Political Crisis of 1966
7. Scouting the Star-Spangled Jungles: The White House, the Community Relations Service, and the Dilemma of Urban Unrest8. Just File Them-or Get Rid of Them: LBJ and the Fate of the Kerner Commission Report; Epilogue. Two Nations: The Scars of Centuries; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
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Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
1-4696-0657-7
OCLC:
794664054