Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974

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Index
Abernathy, Juanita, 219 (ill.)
Abernathy, Ralph, 104, 119, 124, 211, 214–16, 236, 239, 247, 302 (n. 29); Charleston strike and, 14, 217–19; Chavez and, 127, 222; criticism of, 132, 139, 150, 164, 166–67, 180, 247, 284 (n. 63); fashion of, 221; Corky Gonzales and, 222; Jesse Jackson and, 223, 225, 229, 238, 270 (n. 26); leadership of, 123, 139, 221–23, 247, 304 (n. 48); Poor People’s Campaign and, 130, 133–34, 136, 146–47, 152, 154, 167–68, 170, 173–75, 182–84, 279 (n. 6); succeeds King, 122; Supreme Court protest and, 161–62, 164–65; Tijerina and, 110, 157–58, 168, 179, 183, 276 (n. 86)
Adams, Hank, 109–10, 114, 143, 161, 176, 179, 183, 197; background of, 162; fishing rights and, 162, 189, 295 (n. 11); Supreme Court protest and, 154, 162, 164–65
Adelitas de Aztlán, Las, 203
African Americans (term), 8. See also Black freedom struggle; Black power; Coalition building; Poor People’s Campaign
Afro-American Patrolmen’s League, 229
Agnew, Spiro, 301 (n. 13)
Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC), 259 (n. 6)
Alabama, 183; civil rights movement in, 22, 28–29, 53, 73, 145, 221, 246, 309 (n. 116); Poor People’s Campaign and, 113, 117, 133, 139, 182
Albany, Ga., 117, 193, 219
Albuquerque, 71–72; Chicano movement in, 69, 73–78, 88, 161, 186–89, 191, 193; Poor People’s Campaign and, 142, 146; poverty in, 18 (ill.)
Albuquerque Journal, 188, 285 (n. 77), 294 (n. 8)
Alinsky, Saul, 25, 32, 43, 49
Allen, Ivan, 216
Allen, Karen, 132
Allen, Roxanne, 197
Alliance for Labor Action, 218
Alliance to End Repression, 237
American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 19, 82, 124, 302 (n. 29); civil rights and, 34–35, 47, 220; Vietnam War and, 106, 274 (n. 67), 275 (n. 69)
American Federation of Teachers, 106
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), 40, 98, 124, 127, 273 (n. 51); American Indians and, 100, 272 (n. 42); Poor People’s Campaign and, 55, 100–103; Vietnam War opposition by, 103
American GI Forum (AGIF), 17, 24–27, 38, 42, 80, 86, 300 (n. 70)
American Indian Movement (AIM), 197–98, 248
American Indians, 11, 50, 100, 134, 182–83, 186, 205, 213, 252 (n. 11); African Americans and, 149, 165; fishing rights and, 110, 143, 162–64, 272 (n. 42); Mexican Americans and, 3–4, 43, 72, 74, 143, 149, 176, 187, 193, 198; Poor People’s Campaign and, 13, 97–100, 112, 114, 123, 129–31, 147, 153, 156–57, 170, 172
Amsterdam News, 239, 290 (n. 47)
Anderson, Mad Bear, 147, 157, 162, 177
Anderson, Marian, 37
Anderson, Roger, 191
Anticommunism, 23–24, 47, 50
Appalachia, 22, 99–100, 109–10, 193
Appalachians, 97, 120, 157, 159–60, 169, 171, 173, 176–77; in Chicago, 59, 208, 231, 233
Arcelis, Cruz, 56
Archuleta, Pedro, 170, 193

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Abbreviations in the Text xi
  • Introduction 1
  • 1- The "Rediscovery" of Poverty 15
  • 2- First Experiments 40
  • 3- War, Power, and the New Politics 65
  • 4- Poverty, Peace, and King’s Challenge 90
  • 5- Race and Resurrection City 121
  • 6- Multiracial Efforts, Intra-Racial Gains 154
  • 7- The Limits of Coalition 186
  • 8- Making the 1970s 208
  • Epilogue- Poverty, Coalition, and Identity Politics 242
  • Notes 249
  • Bibliography 313
  • Acknowledgments 341
  • Index 345
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