Death blow to Jim Crow : the National Negro Congress and the rise of militant civil rights

Gellman, Erik S

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  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Labor's triumph and the "black magna carta" in the Chicago region, 1936-1939 -- Negro youth strike back against the "Virginia way" in Richmond, 1937-1940 -- Civilization has taken a holiday : violence and security in the nation's capital -- Interlude : black and white, red, and over? : the Congress splits in Washington -- Finding the north star in New York : home front battles during the Second World War -- The world's "firing line" : South Carolina's postwar internationalism -- Conclusion : gone with what wind?
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