Dream and Reality: The Modern Black Struggle for Freedom and Equality

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Recent Titles in Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies
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Education of the African American Adult: An Historical Overview Harvey G. Neufeldt and Leo McGee, editors
The Wealth of Races: The Present Value of Benefits from Past Injustices Richard F. America, editor
Black Music in the Harlem Renaissance: A Collection of Essays Samuel A. Floyd Jr., editor
Telling Tales: The Pedagogy and Promise of African American Literature for Youth Dianne Johnson
Ethiopia: Failure of Land Reform and Agricultural Crisis Kidane Mengisteab
Anancy in the Great House: Ways of Reading West Indian Fiction Joyce Jonas
The Poets Africa: Africanness in the Poetry of Nicolás Guillén and Aimé Césaire Josaphat B. Kubayanda
Tradition and Modernity in the African Short Story: An Introduction to a Literature in Search of Critics F. Odun Balogun
Politics in the African-American Novel: James Weldon Johnson, W.E.B. Du Bois, Richard Wright, and Ralph Ellison Richard Kostelanetz
Disfigured Images: The Historical Assault on Afro-American Women Patricia Morton
Black Journalists in Paradox: Historical Perspectives and Current Dilemmas Clint C. Wilson II

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  • Recent Titles in Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • 1: A Tale of Two and One-Half Decades 3
  • Notes 11
  • 2: A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. 13
  • 3: Rediscovering Women Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement 19
  • Conclusion 26
  • Notes 26
  • 4: The Civil Rights Movement: Upheaval and Organization 29
  • Conclusion 39
  • Notes 40
  • 5: Blacks and the New South: Civil Rights in the Eighties 43
  • Introduction 43
  • Conclusion 49
  • Notes 50
  • 6: Improving the Plight of Black, Inner-City Youths: Whose Responsibility? 53
  • Notes 65
  • 7: Racial Attitudes of Black and White Adolescents Before and After Desegregation 69
  • Conclusion 73
  • Notes 74
  • 8: The Ills of Integration: A Black Perspective 77
  • Introduction 77
  • Notes 84
  • 9: A Dream Deferred for Quality Education: Civil Rights Legislation and De Facto Segregation in the Cincinnati Schools, 1954-1986 87
  • Notes 91
  • 10: The Housing Conditions of Black Americans: 1960s-1980s 93
  • Conclusion 98
  • Notes 105
  • 11: The Collapse of the Employment Policy Agenda: 1964-1981 107
  • Introduction 107
  • Conclusion 120
  • Notes 121
  • 12: Black Workers at Risk: Jobs for Life or Death 125
  • Conclusion 131
  • Notes 133
  • 13: "Where Do We Go from Here" 137
  • Notes 144
  • Index 147
  • About the Editor and the Contributors 153
  • Hofstra University's Cultural and Intercultural Studies Coordinating Editor, Alexej Ugrinsky 157
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