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Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement Workers, Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to The 1980s

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ISBN-10: 1469648679

ISBN-13: 9781469648675

Edition: 2019

Authors: Traci Parker

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In this book, Traci Parker examines the movement to racially integrate white-collar work and consumption in American department stores, and broadens our understanding of historical transformations in African American class and labor formation. Built on the goals, organization, and momentum of earlier struggles for justice, the department store movement channeled the power of store workers and consumers to promote black freedom in the mid-twentieth century. Sponsoring lunch counter sit-ins and protests in the 1950s and 1960s, and challenging discrimination in the courts in the 1970s, this movement ended in the early 1980s with the conclusion of the Sears, Roebuck, and Co. affirmative action…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 4/8/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.25" long x 0.73" tall
Weight: 0.066
Language: English