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Author Lee, Sonia Song-Ha, author.

Title Building a Latino civil rights movement : Puerto Ricans, African Americans, and the pursuit of racial justice in New York City / Sonia Song-Ha Lee.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2014]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    323.1168 LEE    Available
Description xi, 332 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
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Series Justice, Power, and Politics
Justice, power, and politics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-307) and index.
Contents Puerto Ricans, race, and ethnicity in postwar New York City -- We were walking on egg shells: Puerto Rican and Black workers' political dissent in the International Ladies Garment Workers' Union -- From social reform to political organizing: building a new consciousness of resistance -- If you have a Black Numero Uno, let's have a Puerto Rican Numero Dos: building Puerto Rican and Black political power through the war on poverty -- From racial integration to community control: the struggle for quality education -- The breaking of a coalition: institutionalizing power and the remaking of a Hispanic identity.
Subject Puerto Ricans -- Civil rights -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Relations with Hispanic Americans.
New York (N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations.
New York (N.Y.) -- Race relations.
ISBN 9781469614137 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1469614138 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781469629803 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1469629801 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

 
    
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