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Freedom, Inc. and black political empowerment

Author / Creator
Kubic, Micah W., author
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This research is a case study of Freedom, Incorporated, an African American local political organization in Kansas City, Missouri. ... This work provides a historical and political analysis of the ...

This research is a case study of Freedom, Incorporated, an African American local political organization in Kansas City, Missouri. ... This work provides a historical and political analysis of the organization between its founding in 1962 and 2007.

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Creator
Micah W. Kubic
Included Title
  • We didn't expect you to be so good at it
Format
Books
Publication
  • Columbia, Missouri : University of Missouri Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Physical Details
  • vii, 393 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
ISBNs
082622055X, 9780826220554
OCLC
ocn891854537

  • Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.--Howard University, 2012) under the title: We didn't expect you to be so good at it : Freedom, Inc. and Black political empowerment in Kansas City, Missouri, 1962-2007.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-378) and index.

  • Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 The Context of Black Politics in Kansas City -- ch. 2 Tired of Being Political Pawns The Founding and Early Years of Freedom (1962 -- 1968) -- ch. 3 "Don't Get Mad, Get Smart" Freedom, Inc. and Balance of Power Politics (1969 -- 1979) -- ch. 4 In and Out of the Wilderness Freedom, Inc. in the Berkley Years (1979 -- 1991) -- ch. 5 At the Pinnacle of Power? Freedom, Inc. in the Cleaver Years and Beyond (1991 -- 2007) -- ch. 6 "We Didn't Expect You to Be So Good at It" Local Political Organizations, Institutionalization, and Black Political Efficacy in Kansas City
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