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Charles H. Houston: An Interdisciplinary Study of Civil Rights Leadership

edited by James L. Conyers
Format
Book
Published
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780739143582 (hardback), 0739143581 (hardback), 9780739143605 (electronic), 0739143603 (electronic)
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Summary
"This edited collection focuses on the philosophical ideas, constructive engagement, and lasting contributions of Charles H. Houston, a legal scholar activist who played an important role in the civil rights movement"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1: Charles Hamilton Houston: An Efficacious Reflexive Analysis
  • James L. Conyers, Jr.
  • Part I. Philosophical Foundations
  • Chapter 2: In Defense of Voluntary Desegregation: All Things Are Not Equal
  • Derek W. Black
  • Chapter 3: "A Lawyer is either a social engineer or a parasite to society"
  • John Brittain
  • Chapter 4: What the Right Learned from Charles Houston That the Left Did Not
  • Lewis R. Gordon
  • Part II. Constructive Engagement
  • Chapter 5: The Historical Legacy of the Nadir and Houstonian Jurisprudence in the
  • Origins of the Modern Civil Rights Movement
  • Katherine Bankole Medina
  • Chapter 6: Charles Hamilton Houston and Post-New Negro Movement Authority
  • The Socio-Literary History of a Legal Warrior
  • Christel N. Temple
  • Part III. Enduring Contributions
  • Chapter 7: Charles Hamilton Houston and the Struggle Against Lynching in the
  • United States, 1930-1939
  • Julius E. Thompson
  • Chapter 8: African American Voices Should Speak Loudly and Proudly to Protect Undocumented Immigrants from Fundamentally Unfair Discrimination
  • L. Darnell Weeden
  • Chapter 9: Charles Hamilton Houston and the Development of the NAACP's Legal Assault on Jim Crow: The Texas White Primary as a Case Study
  • Cary D. Wintz
  • Chapter 10: Neo-Houstonian Studies: The Nation of Islam, Edward W. Jacko, Jr. and the Struggle for Afro-Muslim Civil Liberties
  • Malachi Crawford.
Description
x, 283 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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