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The Resource Power to the poor : Black-Brown coalition and the fight for economic justice, 1960-1974, Gordon K. Mantler

Power to the poor : Black-Brown coalition and the fight for economic justice, 1960-1974, Gordon K. Mantler

Label
Power to the poor : Black-Brown coalition and the fight for economic justice, 1960-1974
Title
Power to the poor
Title remainder
Black-Brown coalition and the fight for economic justice, 1960-1974
Statement of responsibility
Gordon K. Mantler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
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. -- Publisher's website
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mantler, Gordon Keith
Dewey number
305.800973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.8
LC item number
.M19 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Justice, power, and politics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Coalitions
  • Poverty
  • Social movements
  • Social justice
  • Political activists
  • Ethnicity
  • African Americans
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Coalitions
  • Poverty
  • Social movements
  • Social justice
  • Political activists
  • Ethnicity
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Power to the poor : Black-Brown coalition and the fight for economic justice, 1960-1974, Gordon K. Mantler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The "Rediscovery" of Poverty -- First Experiments -- War, Power, and the New Politics -- Poverty, Peace, and King's Challenge -- Race and Resurrection City -- Multiracial Efforts, Intra-racial Gains -- The Limits of Coalition -- Making the 1970s -- Epilogue: Poverty, Coalition, and Identity Politics
Control code
809365661
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
362 pages
Isbn
9780807838518
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012031383
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)809365661
Label
Power to the poor : Black-Brown coalition and the fight for economic justice, 1960-1974, Gordon K. Mantler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The "Rediscovery" of Poverty -- First Experiments -- War, Power, and the New Politics -- Poverty, Peace, and King's Challenge -- Race and Resurrection City -- Multiracial Efforts, Intra-racial Gains -- The Limits of Coalition -- Making the 1970s -- Epilogue: Poverty, Coalition, and Identity Politics
Control code
809365661
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
362 pages
Isbn
9780807838518
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012031383
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)809365661

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