The Resource A different day: : African American struggles for justice in rural Louisiana, 1900-1970, Greta de Jong, (ebook)

A different day: : African American struggles for justice in rural Louisiana, 1900-1970, Greta de Jong, (ebook)

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A different day: : African American struggles for justice in rural Louisiana, 1900-1970
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A different day:
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African American struggles for justice in rural Louisiana, 1900-1970
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Greta de Jong
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eng
Summary
Examining African Americans' struggles for freedom and justice in rural Louisiana during the Jim Crow and civil rights eras, Greta de Jong illuminates the connections between the informal strategies of resistance that black people pursued in the early twentieth century and the mass protests that emerged in the 1950s and 1960s. Using evidence drawn from oral histories and a wide range of other sources, she demonstrates that rural African Americans were politically aware and active long before civil rights organizers arrived in the region in the 1960s to encourage voter registration and demonstrations against segregation. De Jong explores the numerous, often-subtle methods African Americans used to resist oppression within the confines of the Jim Crow system. Such everyday forms of resistance included developing strategies for educating black children, creating strong community institutions, and fighting back against white violence. In the wake of the economic changes that swept the South during and after World War II, these activities became more open and organized, culminating in voter registration drives and other protests conducted in cooperation with civil rights workers. Deeply researched and accessibly written, A Different Day spotlights the ordinary heroes of the freedom struggle and offers a new perspective on black activism throughout the twentieth century
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De Jong, Greta
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323.1/1960730763/0904
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • African American civil rights workers
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Rural population
  • Electronic books
  • Louisiana
  • Louisiana
  • Louisiana
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adult
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A different day: : African American struggles for justice in rural Louisiana, 1900-1970, Greta de Jong, (ebook)
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9780807860106
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11711567
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11711567
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A different day: : African American struggles for justice in rural Louisiana, 1900-1970, Greta de Jong, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807860106
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11711567
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11711567
System control number
MWT11711567
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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