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Author Strain, Christopher B., 1970-
Title Pure fire : self-defense as activism in the civil rights era / Christopher B. Strain
Imprint Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2005
book jacket
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  323.1196 St814 2005    AVAILABLE    30500101243908
Descript viii, 254 p. : 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-245) and index
Introduction : pure fire -- Gon' be treated right : self-defense in black history -- The other cheek : the possibilities of nonviolence, 1955-1956 -- People with strength : questioning the nonviolent ideal, 1957-1962 -- We assert and affirm : self-defense finds a spokesman, 1963-1964 -- A brand new negro : self-defense in action, 1965-1966 -- Code 1199, officer needs help : rioting as self-defense in Watts, 1965 -- Blood to the horse's brow : self-defense used and abused, 1966-1968 -- Conclusion : the courage to talk back
EAS: YW
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Self-defense -- United States -- History -- 20th century
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