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I may not get there with you : the true Martin Luther King, Jr. / Michael Eric Dyson
Bib ID 1676232
Format BookBook
Author
Dyson, Michael Eric
 
Description New York : Free Press, c2000 
xi, 404 p. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0684867761
Full contents
  • Preface: "We as a People Will Get to the Promised Land": Martin and Us
  • Introduction: "You Don't Need to Go Out Saying Martin Luther King, Jr. Is a Saint": The American Hero
  • Pt. I. Ideology. Ch. 1. "I Saw That Dream Turn Into a Nightmare": From Color-Blindness to Black Compensation. Ch. 2. "Most Americans Are Unconscious Racists": Beyond Liberalism. Ch. 3. "As I Ponder the Madness of Vietnam": The Outlines of a Militant Pacifism. Ch. 4. "America Must Move Toward a Democratic Socialism": A Progressive Social Bluprint. Ch. 5. "We Did Engage in a Black Power Move": An Integrationist Embraces Enlightened Black Nationalism
  • Pt. II. Identity. Ch. 6. "I Had to Know God for Myself": The Shape of a Radical Faith. Ch. 7. "Somewhere I Read of the Freedom of Speech": Constructing a Unique Voice. Ch. 8. "There Is a Civil War Going on Within All of Us": Sexual Personae in the Revolution.
  • Ch. 9. "I Have Walked Among the Desperate, Rejected, and Angry": Two Generations of the Young, Gifted, and Black. Ch. 10. "The Primary Obligation of the Woman Is That of Motherhood": The Pitfalls of Patriarchy
  • Pt. III. Image. Ch. 11. "Be True to What You Said on Paper": A Critical Patriotism. Ch. 12. "I Won't Have Any Money to Leave Behind": The Ownership of a Great Man. Ch. 13. "If I Have to Go Through This to Give the People a Symbol": The Burden of Representation
  • Epilogue: "Lil' Nigger, Just Where You Been?": Metaphors and Movements.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 376-394) and index.

Subjects King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Influence.  |  King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Political and social views.  |  African American civil rights workers -- Biography.  |  Baptists -- United States -- Clergy -- Biography.  |  African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.  |  Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
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