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Waking from the dream : the struggle for civil rights in the shadow of Martin Luther King Jr. / David L. Chappell.

Authors: Chappell, David L.
Call number: B King, M.L. CHA
Publication: New York : Random House, [2014]
Publication date: [2014]
Subject: Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African American political activists -- Biography.
African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Influence.
Title: Waking from the dream : the struggle for civil rights in the shadow of Martin Luther King Jr. / David L. Chappell.
Edition: First edition.
Physical description: xvi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents note: King's last victory: the Civil Rights Act of 1968 -- Can a movement be institutionalized?: the national Black political conventions -- From full employment to diversity -- Legalizing the legacy: the battle for a Martin Luther King holiday -- Jesse Jackson's rebirth -- Public reckonings with King's character.
Summary note: Presents a controversial study of the civil rights movement after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., drawing upon congressional testimony, court cases, press releases, and other sources to document the battle over King's image and legacy.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 185 -238) and index.
ISBN: 9781400065462 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
1400065461 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
LCCN: 2013009296
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1490628
Bib No.: 1490628

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