The Resource Power to the poor: : black-brown coalition and the fight for economic justice, 1960-1974, Gordon K. Mantler, (ebook)

Power to the poor: : black-brown coalition and the fight for economic justice, 1960-1974, Gordon K. Mantler, (ebook)

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Power to the poor: : black-brown coalition and the fight for economic justice, 1960-1974
Title
Power to the poor:
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black-brown coalition and the fight for economic justice, 1960-1974
Statement of responsibility
Gordon K. Mantler
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eng
Summary
The Poor People's Campaign of 1968 has long been overshadowed by the assassination of its architect, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the political turmoil of that year. In a major reinterpretation of civil rights and Chicano movement history, Gordon K. Mantler demonstrates how King's unfinished crusade became the era's most high-profile attempt at multiracial collaboration and sheds light on the interdependent relationship between racial identity and political coalition among African Americans and Mexican Americans. Mantler argues that while the fight against poverty held great potential for black-brown cooperation, such efforts also exposed the complex dynamics between the nation's two largest minority groups. Drawing on oral histories, archives, periodicals, and FBI surveillance files, Mantler paints a rich portrait of the campaign and the larger antipoverty work from which it emerged, including the labor activism of Cesar Chavez, opposition of Black and Chicano Power to state violence in Chicago and Denver, and advocacy for Mexican American land-grant rights in New Mexico. Ultimately, Mantler challenges readers to rethink the multiracial history of the long civil rights movement and the difficulty of sustaining political coalitions
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Midwest
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1972-
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Mantler, Gordon Keith
Dewey number
305.800973
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Justice, power, and politics
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  • African Americans
  • Coalitions
  • Ethnicity
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Political activists
  • Poverty
  • Social justice
  • Social movements
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Power to the poor: : black-brown coalition and the fight for economic justice, 1960-1974, Gordon K. Mantler, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781469608068
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11717997
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remote
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11717997
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MWT11717997
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Power to the poor: : black-brown coalition and the fight for economic justice, 1960-1974, Gordon K. Mantler, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469608068
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11717997
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11717997
System control number
MWT11717997
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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