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Servants of the People

The 1960s Legacy of African American Leadership

  • Authors
  • Lea¬†E.¬†Williams

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Dynamic Times Call for Dynamic Leaders

    1. Lea E. Williams
      Pages 1-22
  3. Leadership Defined

    1. Lea E. Williams
      Pages 23-28
  4. The Forerunners: Securing Safe Passage

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
  5. The Negotiators: Building Consensus

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Lea E. Williams
      Pages 79-97
    3. Lea E. Williams
      Pages 99-119
  6. The Provocateurs: Catching Fire

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Lea E. Williams
      Pages 141-159
  7. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
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      Pages 163-174
  8. Supplement for Teachers and Future Leaders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
    2. Lea E. Williams
      Pages 191-197
    3. Lea E. Williams
      Pages 199-204
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 205-253

About this book

Introduction

Beginning with the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case, this book traces the lives of six American civil rights leaders as they willingly risk their lives for the civil rights cause: A. Philip Randolph, Frederick D. Patterson, Thurgood Marshall, Whitney M. Young, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Fannie Lou Hamer.

Keywords

African American biography civil rights pain

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