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On the one hand, Jews as a group committed themselves to the cause of black equality more fully and for a longer time than any other white community.
She clearly displayed an interest in achieving black equality that defied domestic borders and strict political affiliations early on in her organizing career.
We are introduced to individuals who are largely unknown today, such as the free black businessman James Forten, who promoted black equality in early nineteenth-century Philadelphia.
Black Equality Merseyside network co-ordinator Tracey Hylton praised our debate for the way it has attracted comment from outside the area.
My own book, Divided We Stand: American Workers and the Struggle for Black Equality (2001), was not available to Minchin when he was writing The Color of Work, but in the early and mid-1990s I published several articles and essays that served to reinforce his evidence and conclusions--so much so that reading The Color of Work and listening, especially, to black workers' testimony therein, offered a vivid echo of familiar voices and parallel histories.
Watching the use of federal troops and marshals during these struggles, William Gale sought a basis for resisting what he considered to be the unlawful exercise of federal power to attain a repugnant end, black equality. Over time, as Gale became a Christian Identity adherent, he articulated the idea that the only legitimate source of power resides in the county, more particularly, in the posse comitatus ("power of the county").
Read this way, these two poems, both included in Wheatley's only book of poetry, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, turn out to be not so much about Wheatley herself or her created persona, as has been argued, as they are about her perceived audience.(4) It was an audience familiar with particular language and rh etorical devices--the jeremiad, the plea to the rising generation, the rhetoric of Revolution, to name a few--and one being increasingly exposed to the idea of black equality and liberation.
See also Wiesbrot, Freedom Bound; Harvard Sitkoff, The Struggle for Black Equality 1954-1980 (New York, 1981); Steven F.
Dreams and Nightmares: Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and the Struggle for Black Equality in America.
His life and times, as described in the newly published Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin, report as much about the struggle for Black equality as any academic text covering American history in the 20th century.
Bruce Nelson, Divided We Stand: American Workers and the Struggle for Black Equality (Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2001)