Haviland, Sara Rzeszutek,

James and Esther Cooper Jackson : love and courage in the black freedom movement / Sara Rzeszutek Haviland. - 1 online resource. - Civil rights and the struggle for black equality in the twentieth century . - Civil rights and the struggle for Black equality in the twentieth century. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Love and activism -- Jack and Esther's paths to activism and each other -- Radical marriage on the front lines of the double victory campaign -- The demise of the Black popular front in the postwar period -- Family and the Black freedom movement in the early Cold War years -- The Communist Party USA and Black freedom in the 1950s -- Radical journalism in the civil rights years -- Freedomways, the Communist Party USA, and Black freedom in the post-civil rights years -- Conclusion: Esther and Jack in American history.

This collective biography of James and Esther Cooper Jackson argues that, in the face of major political transformations, activists responded to new political contexts and drew on their own personal needs, demands, and relationships to craft their contributions to the black freedom movement.


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African American civil rights workers.

Electronic books.