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Author Sokol, Jason.
Title All eyes are upon us : race and politics from Boston to Brooklyn / Jason Sokol.
Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, [2014]
Open Library Cover
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Description xxvi, 385 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-371) and index.
Contents Introduction: The northern mystique -- Part I: North of Jim Crow -- 1. And to think that it happened in Springfield : Pioneering pluralism, practicing segregation (1939-1945) -- 2. Something in the air : Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn (1947-1957) -- 3. "If we were segregationists" : The struggle to integrate northeastern schools (1957-1965) -- Part II: Forerunners -- 4. The color-blind commonwealth? : The election of Edward Brooke (1966) -- 5. Shirley Chisholm's place : Winning New York's 12th congressional district (1968) -- Part III: Mirrors -- 6. "The north is guilty" : Abraham Ribicoff's crusade (1970) -- 7. "This bedeviling busing business" : The long 1970s, the trials of Edward Brooke, and the fall of the north (1968-1979) -- Part IV: The death and life of the north -- 8. A tale of two Hartfords : Politics and poverty in a land of plenty (1980-1987) -- 9. The ghost of Willie Turks : Racial violence and black politics in New York City (1982-1993) -- 10. The north rises again : Deval Patrick, Barack Obama, and the twenty-first century (2006-2012).
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Northeastern States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Northeastern States -- History -- 21st century.
African Americans -- Segregation -- Northeastern States -- History.
Northeastern States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History.
Racism -- Political aspects -- Northeastern States -- History.
Northeastern States -- Politics and government.
Progressivism (United States politics)
Added Title Race and politics from Boston to Brooklyn
The conflicted soul of the Northeast
ISBN 9780465022267 (hardback)
046502226X (hardback)
9780465056712 (ebook)