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Author White, Derrick E.
Title The challenge of blackness : the Institute of the Black World and political activism in the 1970s / Derrick E. White ; foreword by Stanley Harrold and Randall M. Miller.
Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2011]

Author White, Derrick E.
Series Southern dissent
Southern dissent.
Subject Institute of the Black World -- History.
African Americans -- Study and teaching -- History -- 20th century.
Blacks -- Study and teaching -- History -- 20th century.
African American intellectuals -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 260 pages) : illustrations.
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Summary 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.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The challenge of blackness : the IBW and the Black studies movement -- Liberated grounds : the IBW's independence and reorganization -- Toward a Black agenda : the IBW and a Black political agenda for the seventies -- Collective scholarship : developing and promoting synthetic analyses -- The tapes were the heart of the matter : the IBW's infiltration and decline.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813040622 (electronic bk.)
0813040620 (electronic bk.)
9780813037356 (alk. paper)
0813037352 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 754582212
Additional Format Print version: White, Derrick E. Challenge of blackness. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2011 9780813037356 (DLC) 2011011175 (OCoLC)708648507

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