The Negro revolt.

In this remarkably objective and informed report the award-winning author and journalist Louis E. Lomax takes a searching new look at American history-from the early seventeenth century up to the present-as he traces some three hundred years of struggle, during which the American Negro has sought to...

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Main Author: Lomax, Louis E., 1922-1970.
Format: Book
Published: New York, Harper [1962]
Edition:[1st ed.].
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. A Negro view of American history
  • Background of the revolt
  • The American Revolution and its aftermath
  • The Civil War
  • The faiths that failed
  • The emerging tribe
  • Beyond the southland
  • Part II. The Negro revolt
  • The Negro in the fifties
  • The birth of the revolt
  • The NAACP
  • The sit-ins
  • The freedom rides
  • The crisis in Negro leadership
  • The black Muslims
  • The white liberal
  • Pain and progress
  • Part III. The way ahead
  • The Urban League
  • The American Negro and his government
  • The international context of the revolt.