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Righteous Lives : Narratives of the New Orleans Civil Rights Movement

By: Rogers, Kim Lacy.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 1992Description: 1 online resource (296 p.).ISBN: 9780814776674.Subject(s): African Americans -- Civil rights -- Louisiana -- New Orleans | Civil rights movements -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century | New Orleans (La.) -- Race relationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Righteous Lives : Narratives of the New Orleans Civil Rights MovementDDC classification: 323.1196076335 | 976 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; ONE Introduction; Two Overcoming Massive Resistance: Integrationists, 1954-1959; THREE Desegregating New Orleans' Schools: The Political Generation, 1960-1961; FOUR ""Would New Orleans Burn?"" The Political Generation, 1961-1964; FIVE ""Terror and Solidarity"": The Protest Generation, 1960-1965; SIX ""I Don't Know That I Would Feel as Valuable to Myself as I Feel That I Am"": After the Revolution; SEVEN The Meanings of the Stories; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: An emotionally evocative, richly textured history based on autobiographical accounts of those who lived and shaped the struggle. The importance of many of Rogers' subjects and the uniqueness of New Orleans make this must reading for anyone interested in the history of the movement. But those interested in oral history and African-American autobiography will find riches aplenty as well. A welcome addition to a number of literatures. -- Doug McAdam, author of Freedom Summer. Righteous Lives skillfully blends oral history with a perceptive analysis of three generations of civil rights leadership
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; ONE Introduction; Two Overcoming Massive Resistance: Integrationists, 1954-1959; THREE Desegregating New Orleans' Schools: The Political Generation, 1960-1961; FOUR ""Would New Orleans Burn?"" The Political Generation, 1961-1964; FIVE ""Terror and Solidarity"": The Protest Generation, 1960-1965; SIX ""I Don't Know That I Would Feel as Valuable to Myself as I Feel That I Am"": After the Revolution; SEVEN The Meanings of the Stories; Notes; Bibliography; Index

An emotionally evocative, richly textured history based on autobiographical accounts of those who lived and shaped the struggle. The importance of many of Rogers' subjects and the uniqueness of New Orleans make this must reading for anyone interested in the history of the movement. But those interested in oral history and African-American autobiography will find riches aplenty as well. A welcome addition to a number of literatures. -- Doug McAdam, author of Freedom Summer. Righteous Lives skillfully blends oral history with a perceptive analysis of three generations of civil rights leadership

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