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Civil Rights in New York City – From World War II to the Giuliani Era - Fordham Scholarship Online
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Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era

Clarence Taylor


Since the 1960s, most U.S. history has been written as if the civil rights movement were primarily or entirely a Southern history. This book joins a growing body of scholarship that demonstrates the importance of the Northern history of the movement. The contributors make clear that civil rights in New York City were contested in many ways, beginning long before the 1960s, and across many groups with a surprisingly wide range of political perspectives. This book provides a sample of the rich historical record of the fight for racial justice in the city that was home to the nation's largest pop ... More

Keywords: civil rights movement, New York City, racial equality, racial justice, African Americans

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780823232895
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823232895.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Clarence Taylor, editor

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