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Author Skocpol, Theda
Title What a mighty power we can be : African American fraternal groups and the struggle for racial equality / Theda Skocpol, Ariane Liazos, Marshall Ganz
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2006
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  369 Sk51 2006    AVAILABLE    30500101256066
 人文社會聯圖  E185.61 .S616 2006    AVAILABLE    30610020235768
Descript xiii, 291 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Princeton studies in American politics
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-281) and index
African American fraternalism : a missing chapter in the story of U.S. civic democracy -- The panorama of African American fraternal federations / with the assistance of Jennifer Lynn Oser -- African American fraternals as schools for democracy -- Proprietors, helpmates, and pilgrims in black and white fraternal rituals / by Bayliss Camp and Orit Kent -- Defending the legal right to organize -- Black fraternalists and the mid-20th-century movement for civil rights -- The achievements of African American fraternalism
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- History
African American fraternal organizations -- History
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History
United States -- Race relations
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- History
Alt Author Liazos, Ariane, 1976-
Ganz, Marshall, 1943-
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