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Fighting a movie with lightning : "the birth of a nation" and the black community

Author / Creator
Laufs, Stefanie, author
Available as
Online
Summary

Despite their efforts, black activists throughout the early 20th century were not able to achieve full equality and fair treatment in society. However, they gained a new way of thinking that result...

Despite their efforts, black activists throughout the early 20th century were not able to achieve full equality and fair treatment in society. However, they gained a new way of thinking that resulted in the formation of the 'New Negro'. This term, in essence, designates a new way of thinking in the black community. Its members were neither satisfied with, nor accepted their inferior position in society and were willing to fight for their rights. Phenomena that paradoxically had a positive impact on the black community as a whole, and especially on the New Negro, were the actions undertaken by

Creator
Stefanie Laufs
Format
Books
Publication
  • Hamburg, Germany : Anchor Academic Publishing, 2014
  • ©2014
Physical Details
  • 1 online resource (96 p.)
ISBNs
9783954896516, 3954896516, 3954891514
OCLC
ocn871779883

  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • English

  • Fighting a Movie with Lightning; Table of Contents; List of Figures; 1. Introduction; 2. The Nadir; 2.1. Legal Discrimination; 2.2. Violent Discrimination; 2.3. Cultural Discrimination; 3. Political Influence; 3.1. Organizing and Uniting; 3.2. Militant Actions; 4. Cultural Influence; 4.1. First Attempts; 4.2. Within Our Gates; 5. Conclusion; 6. Bibliography; 6.1 Primary Sources; 6.2. Secondary Sources; 6.3. Sources Figures; 7. Appendix
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