A Decisive Decade

A Decisive Decade

An Insider's View of the Chicago Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s

eBook - 2013
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The deeply personal story of a historic time in Chicago, Robert B. McKersie's A Decisive Decade follows the unfolding action of the Civil Rights Movement as it played out in the Windy City. McKersie's participation as a white activist for black rights offers a unique, firsthand viewpoint on the debates, boycotts, marches, and negotiations that would forever change the face of race relations in Chicago and the United States at large. Described within are McKersie's intimate observations on events as they developed during his participation in such historic occasions as the impass.
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2013]
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvi, 255 pages) : illustrations, maps

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