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Race, labor, and civil rights

Robert Samuel Smith

Race, labor, and civil rights

Griggs versus Duke Power and the struggle for equal employment opportunity

by Robert Samuel Smith

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert Samuel Smith.
    SeriesMaking the Modern South
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF3464 .S59 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17050221M
    ISBN 109780807133637
    LC Control Number2008034093
    OCLC/WorldCa221151599

    Evicted sharecroppers along highway #60, New Madrid County, Missouri, January (Photo: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture). Pauli Murray is a central figure of women’s activism. Her career spanned five decades and included work in the labor movement in the s, the civil rights movement and related legal scholarship in the s and s, teaching, feminist scholarship and. Not ignoring virulent racism directed at African Americans, Richardson shows that it was less race than class that brought about the end of Reconstruction. An important, impressively documented book, The Death of Reconstruction is a work comparable to David Montgomery’s Beyond Equality as a major reinterpretation of the post–Civil War period.

    The Civil Rights Act of (Pub.L. 88–, 78 Stat. , enacted July 2, ) is a landmark civil rights and labor law in the United States that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. It prohibits unequal application of voter registration requirements, and racial segregation in schools, employment, and public amended: Civil Rights Act of , Civil Rights . The material will provide a brief review of the historic development of race as a legal issue and will highlight past and current developments in housing, voting, and education. Throughout, we will attempt to identify the various competing visions of racial equality that are reflected in civil rights legislation, case law, and in the very.

    Why Labor Organizing Should be a Civil Right lays out the case for a new approach, one that takes the issue beyond the confines of labor law by amending the Civil Rights Act so that it prohibits. Here are some of the titles we recommend for teaching about the Civil Rights Movement. More books and resources on related social movements and the long history of struggles for civil rights in the U.S. can be found at the Zinn Education Project and the Putting the Movement Back Into Civil Rights Teaching sites.


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