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Title Long is the way and hard : one hundred years of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) / edited by Kevern Verney and Lee Sartain

Publ Info Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, [2009]
 RWU Main Library  E185.5.N276 L66 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  E185.5 N276 L66 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xxviii, 313 pages ; 23 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-297) and index
Contents The NAACP in historiographical perspective / Kevern Verney and Lee Sartain -- "All shadows are dark" : Walter White, racial identity, and national politics / Simon Topping -- In Harlem and Hollywood : the NAACP's cultural campaigns, 1910-1950 / Jenny Woodley -- "A gigantic battle to win men's minds" : the NAACP's public relations department and post-Brown propaganda / George Lewis -- Leading from the back : Roy Wilikins's leadership of the NAACP / Yvonne Ryan -- Uneasy alliance : the NAACP and Martin Luther King / Peter J. Ling -- The NAACP and the challenges of 1960s radicalism / Simon Hall -- The Falls Church Colored Citizens Protective League and the establishment of Virginia's first rural branch of the NAACP / Beverly Bunch-Lyons and Nakeina Douglas -- "To hope till hope creates" : the NAACP in Alabama, 1913-1945 / Kevern Verney -- "It's worth one dollar to get rid of us" : middle-class persistence and the NAACP in Louisiana, 1915-1945 / Lee Sartain -- "in no event shall a Negro be eligible" : the NAACP takes on the Texas all-white primary, 1923-1944 / Charles L. Zelden -- Tensions in the relationship between local and national NAACP branches : the example of Detroit, 1919-1941 / Patrick Flack -- The Chicago NAACP : a century of challenge, triumph, and inertia / Christopher Robert Reed -- The NAACP in California, 1914-1950 / Jonathan Watson -- "Your work is the most important, but without branches there can be no national work" : Cleveland's branch of the NAACP, 1929-1968 / Andrew M. Fearnley -- "They say ... New York is not worth a d----- to them" : the NAACP in Arkansas, 1918-1971 / John A. Kirk
Note Not distributed; available at Arkansas State Library
LC subject National Association for the Advancement of Colored People -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century
United States -- Race relations
Add Author Verney, Kevern, 1960-
Sartain, Lee
ISBN 9781557289087 (clothbound : alk. paper)
1557289085 (clothbound : alk. paper)
9781557289094 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1557289093 (pbk. : alk. paper)