Democracy's capital : Black political power in Washington, D.C., 1960s-1970s /

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Main Author: Pearlman, Lauren (Author)
Format: Online Online
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
Series:Justice, power, and politics.
Civil rights and social justice.
Online Access:HeinOnline Civil Rights and Social Justice
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction. Make D.C. mean democracy's capital
  • From civil rights to self-determination
  • They just won't let it happen here: the 1968 riots
  • SCLC goes to Washington: the 1968 Poor People's Campaign
  • D.C. should not stand for disorder and crime: Richard Nixon's law-and-order campaign
  • The spirit of '76: the battle over self-determination and urban development during the bicentennial
  • Conclusion. Civil rights, law and order, and urban development in the post-home rule era.