Democracy's capital : Black political power in Washington, D.C., 1960s-1970s /
Chapel Hill :
The University of North Carolina Press,
|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.