Fighting Racism in World War II by George Breitmann, George Breitman, Ed Keemer
eBook Title: Fighting Racism in World War II
Publisher: Anchor Foundation; 2nd edition (September 1991)
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Social Sciences
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A week-by-week account from 1939 to 1945 of efforts to advance the Black rights struggle in face of patriotic appeals to postpone resistance to lynch-mob terror and racist discrimination until after U.S. "victory" in World War II. These struggles--of a piece with rising anti-imperialist battles in Africa, Asia, and the Americas--helped lay the basis for the mass civil rights movement in the postwar decades.
Chronology, glossary, notes, index.