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The Resource Aaron Henry of Mississippi : inside agitator, Minion K.C. Morrison

Aaron Henry of Mississippi : inside agitator, Minion K.C. Morrison

Label
Aaron Henry of Mississippi : inside agitator
Title
Aaron Henry of Mississippi
Title remainder
inside agitator
Statement of responsibility
Minion K.C. Morrison
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The man who the New York Times described as being “at the forefront of every significant boycott, sit-in, protest march, rally, voter registration drive and court case” eventually became a rare example of a social-movement leader who successfully moved into political office. Aaron Henry of Mississippi covers the life of this remarkable leader, from his humble beginnings in a sharecropping family to his election to the Mississippi house of representatives in 1979, all the while maintaining the social-change ideology that prompted him to improve his native state, and thereby the nation
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10429086
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morrison, Minion K. C.
Dewey number
920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F350.N4
LC item number
M677 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henry, Aaron
  • African American civil rights workers
  • Civil rights workers
  • Civil rights movements
  • African Americans
Target audience
adult
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inside agitator
Label
Aaron Henry of Mississippi : inside agitator, Minion K.C. Morrison
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- Son of sharecroppers and entrepreneurs : rites of passage in a segregated society -- Military service, family, and profession : challenging contested citizenship at war and at home -- Aaron Henry, the NAACP, and indigenous leadership : the Clarksdale social movement -- Demanding restoration of the black franchise : Henry heads the Freedom Vote ticket, a 1963 mock election -- An alternative to the segregated state Democratic Party : the MFDP goes to Atlantic City, 1964 -- Henry the public entrepreneur and network tactician : exploiting national allies and cultivating local interracial partners -- Private and public entrepreneurship for redistributive justice : addressing African American socioeconomic disparities -- Taking the reins of the state Democratic Party : Henry wrests power from the segregationists -- The summit and culmination : Henry as a state legislator and his political demise -- Conclusion and postscript
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 363 p.
Isbn
9781557287595
Lccn
2015931484
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illus.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o898088332
  • (OCoLC)898088332
Label
Aaron Henry of Mississippi : inside agitator, Minion K.C. Morrison
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- Son of sharecroppers and entrepreneurs : rites of passage in a segregated society -- Military service, family, and profession : challenging contested citizenship at war and at home -- Aaron Henry, the NAACP, and indigenous leadership : the Clarksdale social movement -- Demanding restoration of the black franchise : Henry heads the Freedom Vote ticket, a 1963 mock election -- An alternative to the segregated state Democratic Party : the MFDP goes to Atlantic City, 1964 -- Henry the public entrepreneur and network tactician : exploiting national allies and cultivating local interracial partners -- Private and public entrepreneurship for redistributive justice : addressing African American socioeconomic disparities -- Taking the reins of the state Democratic Party : Henry wrests power from the segregationists -- The summit and culmination : Henry as a state legislator and his political demise -- Conclusion and postscript
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 363 p.
Isbn
9781557287595
Lccn
2015931484
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illus.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o898088332
  • (OCoLC)898088332

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