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Radio Free Dixie

Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power

Radio Free Dixie( )
Author: Tyson, Timothy B.
ISBN:978-1-4696-0511-1
Publication Date:Nov 2009
Publisher:University of North Carolina Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:AUD $134.00
Book Description:

This book tells the remarkable story of Robert F. Williams--one of the most influential black activists of the generation that toppled Jim Crow and forever altered the arc of American history. In the late 1950s, as president of the Monroe, North Carolina, branch of the NAACP, Williams and his followers used machine guns, dynamite, and Molotov cocktails to confront Klan terrorists. Advocating "armed self-reliance" by blacks, Williams challenged not only white supremacists but also...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.545 x 23.495 cm



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