The seedtime, the work, and the harvest : new perspectives on the Black freedom struggle in America / edited by Jeffrey L. Littlejohn, Reginald K. Ellis, and Peter B. Levy ; foreword by Stanley Harrold and Randall M. Miller.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooksSouthern dissent: Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813052212; 0813052211Subject(s): Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Race relations | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights | HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV) | African Americans -- Civil rights | Civil rights movements | Race relations | United States | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Seedtime, the work, and the harvest.DDC classification: 323.1196/0730904 LOC classification: E185.615 | .S376 2018Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction / Jeffrey L. Littlejohn, Reginald K. Ellis, and Peter B. Levy -- Florida State Normal and Industrial School for Coloreds: Thomas DeSaille Tucker and his radical approach to black higher education / Reginald K. Ellis -- African American women and community medicine: civil rights workers in the age of "self-help" / Teresa Blue Holden -- Southern discomfort: the rise and fall of civil rights attorney James F. Gay, 1942-2008 / Jeffrey L. Littlejohn and Charles H. Ford -- Revisiting the urban revolts of the 1960s: York, Pennsylvania: a case study / Peter B. Levy -- "What we eat is politics": SNCC, hunger, and voting rights in Mississippi / Mary Potorti -- Riot, revolution, or rebellion? Civil rights and the politics of memory / Rosie Jayde Uyola -- Ferguson, USA: a scholar's unforeseen connection and collision with history / Stephan M. Bradley -- Religion and the black freedom struggle for Sandra Bland / Phillip Luke Sinitiere -- Afterword: the black freedom struggle / Waldo Martin.
The essays presented here offer a wide-ranging and inclusive interpretation of the Black Freedom Struggle that stretches beyond the confines of the "old South" from 1954 to 1968. By expanding the chronology and geography of the Black Freedom Struggle, the essays in this collection enhance the existing historical narrative, while also complicating our understanding of black activism over the last century and a half.