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Toward Freedom Land: The Long Struggle for Racial Equality in America

Harvard Sitkoff

Abstract

The ongoing struggle for civil rights and social justice lies at the heart of America's evolving identity. The pursuit of equal rights is often met with social and political trepidation, forcing citizens and leaders to grapple with controversial issues of race, class, and gender. This book assembles writings on twentieth–century race relations, representing some of the finest race-related historical research on record. Spanning thirty–five years of research, the collection features an in-depth examination of the Great Depression and its effects on African Americans, the intriguing story of the ... More

Keywords: civil rights, social justice, equal rights, race, class, gender, race relations, Great Depression

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780813125831
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813125831.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harvard Sitkoff, author