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Challenge of Blackness The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in The 1970s

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ISBN-10: 0813044448

ISBN-13: 9780813044446

Edition: N/A

Authors: Derrick E. White

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The Challenge of Blackness examines the history and legacy of the Institute of the Black World (IBW), one of the most important Black Freedom Struggle organizations to emerge in the aftermath of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.     A think tank based in Atlanta, the IBW sought to answer King's question "Where do we go from here?" Its solution was to organize a broad array of leading Black activists, scholars, and intellectuals to find ways to combine the emerging academic discipline of Black Studies with the Black political agenda.     Throughout the 1970s, debates over race and class in the Unites States grew increasingly hostile, and the IBW's approach was ultimately unable…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 11/15/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.65" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Derrick E. White is associate professor of history at Florida Atlantic University and contributor to "We Shall Independent Be": African American Place-Making and the Struggle to Claim Space in the United States.