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Fighting Jim Crow in the County of KingsThe Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn$
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Brian Purnell

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780813141824

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.001.0001

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Nostalgia, Narrative, and Northern Civil Rights Movement History

Nostalgia, Narrative, and Northern Civil Rights Movement History

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(p.1) 1 Nostalgia, Narrative, and Northern Civil Rights Movement History
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Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings
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Brian Purnell

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813141824.003.0001

This chapter presents a brief discussion of civil rights movement historiography, and is mainly an overview of nostalgic memories of everyday life in Brooklyn, New York, after World War II. It juxtaposes those narratives with an analysis of ways discrimination policies and practices created racially segregated neighborhoods. The chapter concludes with an overview of the book’s content.

Keywords:   Brooklyn, New York, Post World War II, Housing segregation, Nostalgia

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