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The Resource Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings : the Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn, Brian Purnell

Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings : the Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn, Brian Purnell

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Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings : the Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn
Title
Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings
Title remainder
the Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn
Statement of responsibility
Brian Purnell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) established a reputation as one of the most important civil rights organizations of the early 1960s. In the wake of the southern student sit-ins, CORE created new chapters all over the country, including one in Brooklyn, New York, which quickly established itself as one of the most audacious and dynamic chapters in the nation. In Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings, historian Brian Purnell explores the chapter's numerous direct-action protest campaigns for economic justice and social equality. The group's tactics evolved from pickets and sit
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N$T
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1978-
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Purnell, Brian
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Civil rights and the struggle for black equality in the twentieth century
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Congress of Racial Equality
  • Congress of Racial Equality
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Race relations
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
Label
Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings : the Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn, Brian Purnell
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nostalgia, narrative, and northern civil rights movement history -- "Pass them by! Support your brothers and sisters in the south!" The origins of Brooklyn CORE -- Why not next door? Battling housing discrimination, case by case -- Operation unemployment: Breaking through the color line in local industries -- Operation clean sweep: The movement to create a "first-class Bedford-Stuyvesant" -- "A war for the minds and futures of our negro and Puerto Rican children": The Bibuld family's fight to desegregate Brooklyn's public schools -- "We had struggled in vain": Protest for construction jobs and specters of violence -- "A gun at the heart of the city": The World's Fair stall-in and the decline of Brooklyn CORE -- Conclusion: "Brooklyn stands with Selma."
Control code
ocn842972115
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813142609
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 484602
  • 22573/ctt2jwf7n
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)842972115
Label
Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings : the Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn, Brian Purnell
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nostalgia, narrative, and northern civil rights movement history -- "Pass them by! Support your brothers and sisters in the south!" The origins of Brooklyn CORE -- Why not next door? Battling housing discrimination, case by case -- Operation unemployment: Breaking through the color line in local industries -- Operation clean sweep: The movement to create a "first-class Bedford-Stuyvesant" -- "A war for the minds and futures of our negro and Puerto Rican children": The Bibuld family's fight to desegregate Brooklyn's public schools -- "We had struggled in vain": Protest for construction jobs and specters of violence -- "A gun at the heart of the city": The World's Fair stall-in and the decline of Brooklyn CORE -- Conclusion: "Brooklyn stands with Selma."
Control code
ocn842972115
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813142609
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 484602
  • 22573/ctt2jwf7n
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)842972115

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