The civil rights movement in Tennessee : a narrative history / Bobby L. Lovett

Author(s): Lovett, Bobby L
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Subjects: African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--History--20th century
Civil rights movements--Tennessee--History--20th century
African Americans--Segregation--Tennessee--History--20th century
Tennessee--Race relations--History--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c2005
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xxv, 483 p., [8] : ill. ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2005011647
ISBN: 1572334436 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [459]-468) and index
Contents: The strange career of Jim Crow : the early civil rights movement in Tennessee, 1935-1950 -- We are not afraid! : Brown and Jim Crow schools in Tennessee -- Hell no, we won't integrate : continuing school desegregation in Tennessee -- Keep Memphis down in Dixie : sit-in demonstrations and desegregation of public facilities -- Let nobody turn me around : sit-ins and public demonstrations continue to spread -- The King God didn't save : the movement turns violent in Tennessee -- The Black Republicans : civil rights and politics in Tennessee -- The Black Democrats : civil rights and politics in Tennessee -- The frustrated fellowship : civil rights and African American politics in Tennessee -- Make Tennessee state equivalent to UT for white students : desegregation of higher education -- After Geier and the merger : desegregation of higher education in Tennessee continues -- Don't you wish you were white? : the conclusion
OCLC Number: 59818300
ISBN/ISSN: 1572334436