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Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power Community Organizing in Radical Times

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ISBN-10: 1935554662

ISBN-13: 9781935554660

Edition: 2011

Authors: James Tracy, Amy Sonnie, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

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The story of some of the 1960s’ most important activists-JOIN, the Young Patriots, Rising Up Angry, White Lightning, and the October 4th Organization-in a deeply sourced narrative history The historians of the late 1960s have emphasized the work of a small group of white college activists as well as the Black Panthers, activists who courageously took to the streets to protest the war in Vietnam and continuing racial inequality. Poor and working-class whites have tended to be painted as spectators, reactionaries, and, even, racists. Most Americans, the story goes, just watched the political movements of the sixties go by. James Tracy and Amy Sonnie, who have been interviewing activists…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Publication date: 9/16/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 202
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

List of Abbreviations
Foreword Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Introduction
The Common Cause Is Freedom: JOIN Community Union and the Transformation of Peggy Terry
The Fire Next Time: The Short Life of the Young Patriots and the Original Rainbow Coalition
Pedagogy of the Streets: Rising Up Angry
Lightning on the Eastern Seaboard: October 4th Organization and White Lightning
Epilogue
Acknowledgments & Interviews
Notes