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Bruce J. Dierenfield is Professor of History, Director of the All-College Honors Program, and former Peter Canisius Distinguished Teaching Professor of the African-American Experience at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. He is the award-winning author of four previous books, including The Civil Rights Movement (Pearson, rev. ed.).
John White, now retired, was Senior Lecturer in American History in the Department of American Studies at the University of Hull. He has also taught at the Universities of Michigan, Rochester, Rutgers, California State and Alabama.
Table of Contents
|Preface to Third Edition||p. viii|
|List of Plates||p. xvi|
|Introduction: African-American Leaders and Limited Options||p. 1|
|Perspectives: Black protest and accommodation, 1800-1877||p. 4|
|Prom Booker T. Washington to Barack Obama||p. 16|
|Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee||p. 25|
|Perspectives: Separate and unequal: Southern race relations, 1865-1895||p. 26|
|Booker T. Washington: Early life||p. 31|
|The Atlanta Compromise address||p. 37|
|Up from Slavery||p. 41|
|Race leader||p. 43|
|A black Benedict Arnold?||p. 47|
|W.E.B. Du Bois: Talented Propagandist||p. 58|
|Perspectives: Northern blacks organize for protest, 1890-1910||p. 58|
|W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography||p. 62|
|The Crisis editor||p. 67|
|A leader without followers, 1934-1963||p. 78|
|Marcus Garvey: Black Moses||p. 88|
|Perspectives: The northern black ghetto, 1900-1920||p. 88|
|Marcus Garvey: Black Jamaican||p. 92|
|The Universal Negro Improvement Association||p. 94|
|Garvey in America||p. 96|
|The Black Star Line||p. 99|
|Garvey and his black critics||p. 106|
|Du Bois and Garvey||p. 109|
|Martin Luther King, Jr.: Apostle of Nonviolence||p. 121|
|Perspectives: A New Deal for African Americans? Civil rights and black protest, 1932-1954||p. 122|
|Martin Luther King, Jr.: The making of a leader||p. 132|
|The Southern Christian Leadership Conference||p. 136|
|MLK and JFK||p. 140|
|Albany, Birmingham, and the March on Washington||p. 141|
|St. Augustine and Selma||p. 145|
|Chicago, Black Power, and Vietnam||p. 148|
|The Poor People's Campaign and the Memphis strike||p. 151|
|Malcolm X: "The Angriest Negro in America"||p. 164|
|Perspectives: Black nationalism after Garvey, the separatist impulse, 1930-1950||p. 164|
|Malcolm Little to Malcolm X||p. 170|
|Malcolm X: Muslim||p. 177|
|The Autobiography of Malcolm X||p. 182|
|Malcolm X and his black critics||p. 186|
|African-American Women: Heroines and Trailblazers||p. 197|
|Perspectives: African-American women as leaders||p. 197|
|Harriet Tubman||p. 201|
|Ida B. Wells||p. 205|
|Mary McLeod Bethune||p. 211|
|Fannie Lou Hamer||p. 217|
|Condoleezza Rice||p. 223|
|Oprah Winfrey||p. 230|
|Jesse Jackson: The Rainbow Man||p. 244|
|Perspectives: From Black Power to political power, 1960s||p. 244|
|Black Power: "Old Wine in New Bottles"?||p. 246|
|Jesse Jackson: From A&T to Rainbow/PUSH||p. 251|
|Presidential contender||p. 261|
|Barack Obama: America's First Black President||p. 272|
|Perspectives: The newest African-American leaders||p. 272|
|Dreams from My Father||p. 276|
|Black man headed to the White House||p. 283|
|Obama's presidency||p. 298|
|Selected Bibliography||p. 320|
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