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Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power free pdf The historians of the late 1960s have emphasised the work of a small group of white college activists and the Black Panthers, activists who courageously took to the streets to protest the war in Vietnam and continuing racial inequality. Poor and working-class whites have tended to be painted as spectators, reactionaries and even racists. Tracy and Amy Sonnie have been interviewing activists from the 1960s for nearly 10 years and here reject this narrative, showing how working-class whites, inspired by the Civil Rights Movement, fought inequality in the 1960s.

About Amy Sonnie

AMY SONNIE is an activist, educator and librarian who has worked with U.S. grassroots social justice movements for the past seventeen years. She is co-founder of the national Center for Media Justice. Her first book, "Revolutionary Voices," an anthology by queer and transgender youth (Alyson Books, 2000), is banned in libraries in New Jersey and Texas and appears on the American Library Association s list of "Top Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books." Her work has appeared in the "San Franscisco Bay Guardian," "Alternet," "Philadelphia Inquirer," "Clamor," the Oxygen Television Network, "Bitch" magazine, and" The Sojourner." JAMES TRACY is a long-time social justice organizer in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is the founder of the San Francisco Community Land Trust and has been active in the Eviction Defense Network and the Coalition On Homelessness, SF. He has edited two activist handbooks for Manic D Press: "The Civil Disobedience Handbook" and "The Military Draft Handbook." His articles have appeared in "Left Turn, Race Poverty and the Environment, " and" Contemporary Justice Review. ""

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Author : Amy Sonnie
Publisher : Melville House Publishing
Data Published : 20 October 2011
ISBN : 1935554662
EAN : 9781935554660
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 202 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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