Neighborhood Rebels Black Power at the Local Level, by Joseph, Peniel E.
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- ISBN: 9780230620773 | 0230620779
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 12/15/2009
This groundbreaking collection brings together contributors from leading scholars to examine the evolution of local Black Power activism. Comprised of essays that look at the movements impact at the grassroots level in cities throughout the United States, this book stands at the forefront of the new scholarship that is offering a second, more nuanced history of Black Power. From Harlem to Louisville, Los Angeles to New Orleans, local activism had robust and complex connections to the nation struggle for black self-determinations as well as international African independence movements. In fascinating detail, Neighborhood Rebels reveals how the study of Black Power at the local level is activity rewriting postwar African American history. Book jacket.