John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle for Civil Rights (Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twen)
John Hervey Wheeler (1908--1978) was one of the civil rights movement's most influential leaders. In articulating a bold vision of regional prosperity grounded in full citizenship and economic power for African Americans, this banker, lawyer, and visionary would play a key role in the fight for racial and economic equality throughout North Carolina.
Utilizing previously unexamined sources from the John Hervey Wheeler Collection at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.
University Press of Kentucky, 9780813178257, 354pp.
Publication Date: December 9, 2019