The Struggle for Black Equality (Paperback)

By Harvard Sitkoff, John Hope Franklin (Foreword by)

Hill and Wang, 9780809089246, 304pp.

Publication Date: September 30, 2008

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/1/1993)

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The Struggle for Black Equality is a dramatic, memorable history of the civil rights movement. Harvard Sitkoff offers both a brilliant interpretation of the personalities and dynamics of civil rights organizations and a compelling analysis of the continuing problems plaguing many African Americans. With a new foreword and afterword, and an up-to-date bibliography, this anniversary edition highlights the continuing significance of the movement for black equality and justice.

About the Author

Harvard Sitkoff, professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, is the author of New Deal for Blacks and editor of Fifty Years Later: The New Deal Evaluated and A History of Our Time.

JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN is James B. Duke Professor Emeritus of History at Duke University. He has received dozens of major awards including the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his life-long commitment to Civil Rights.