From Civil Rights to Human Rights: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Struggle for Economic Justice

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Index
A. Philip Randolph Institute, 229, 274
Abernathy, Ralph: and Birmingham, 158, 185; and March on Washington, 174; and Montgomery Bus Boycott, 57, 62; and Montgomery ministry, 54–55; and Operation Breadbasket, 138; and Poor People’s March, 345, 356, 357; and SCLC, 76, 78, 358
Ad Hoc Committee on the Triple Revolution, 196–98
“affirmative action”: as “atonement” for the Indian untouchable caste, 100; as Kennedy policy initiative, 126; as “special treatment” in jobs and education, 200–201. See also “special treatment”
AFL-CIO: and Chicago Freedom Movement, 283; Industrial Union Department, 72, 283; and Johnson loyalists, 231; lobbying on behalf of Title VII, 200; Operation Dixie, 39, 94, 95; racial exclusion/discrimination in, 72, 94–95, 132, 200, 229
AFL-CIO Executive Council, 178
AFL-CIO Public Review Advisory Commission, 131
African National Congress (ANC), 129, 315
agape, 34
Ahmann, Matthew, 173, 176, 179–80
Aid to Dependent Children, 81, 124
Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), 252, 346, 367
Alabama AFL-CIO Committee on Public Education, 231
Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR), 18, 85, 155–56, 157–59, 160, 163–65
Alabama State College, 53–54, 114
Albany Movement (1961–62), 17, 148–54; and boycotting, 151; internal divisions, 148–50, 153–54; and Kennedy administration, 148, 151; lessons of, 152, 154; and media, 150–51; and nonviolence, 150, 151; statement of philosophy and goals, 151; and white economic reprisals, 152–53
Ali, Muhammad, 324
Alinsky, Saul, 126–27, 213
Allen, Erna Dungee, 66
Alliance for Progress, 129
Alpha Phi Alpha, 70
American Baptist Seminary, 118
American Committee on Africa, 76, 83, 314 American Dilemma (Myrdal), 40
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 350, 351, 353
American Friends Service Committee, 348
American Jewish Congress, 176
American Medical Association, 38
American Negro Leadership Conference on Africa, 129
Amsterdam News, 109, 128, 152, 155, 185, 191, 203, 216, 221, 315
Anderson, Marian, 80
Anderson, William, 148–50
anticapitalism: and American economic imperialism in Vietnam, 323–24; Cold War-era, 38; and corporate welfare, 331–32; and critique of consumerism, 48, 80, 369; and democratic socialism, 196, 202, 331–32; and King’s Morehouse College mentors, 31; and King’s Stride Toward Freedom, 90; Marxist, 42–43, 323–24
anticolonial movement, 11–12, 69, 71, 81–83, 98–99, 326
anticommunism, 11, 38–39, 41–42, 76, 129–31
Anti-Poverty Coordinating Committee of Wilcox County, 264–65
antiwar movement, 308–28; and American atrocities, 315, 317; critics of King’s position, 313–14, 317–19, 320, 321, 324–25; and “Declaration of Conscience,” 310; King and Johnson, 310–13, 316–25; King’s break with moderate civil rights leadership, 316–25; King’s concrete demands, 312, 324; King’s condemnation of American economic imperialism, 12, 323–24; King’s public pacifist

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Table of contents

  • Politics and Culture in Modern America ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter 1 - Pilgrimage to Christian Socialism 25
  • Chapter 2 - The Least of These 51
  • Chapter 3 - Seed Time in the Winter of Reaction 75
  • Chapter 4 - The American Gandhi and Direct Action 98
  • Chapter 5 - The Dreams of the Masses 123
  • Chapter 6 - Jobs and Freedom 155
  • Chapter 7 - Malignant Kinship 188
  • Chapter 8 - The Secret Heart of America 218
  • Chapter 9 - The War on Poverty and the Democratic Socialist Dream 245
  • Chapter 10 - Egyptland 276
  • Chapter 11 - The World House 308
  • Chapter 12 - Power to Poor People 329
  • Epilogue 359
  • Notes 371
  • Bibliography 425
  • Index 439
  • Acknowledgments 457
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