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The Resource Defining moments in black history : reading between the lies, Dick Gregory

Defining moments in black history : reading between the lies, Dick Gregory

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Defining moments in black history : reading between the lies
Title
Defining moments in black history
Title remainder
reading between the lies
Statement of responsibility
Dick Gregory
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With his trademark acerbic wit, incisive humor, and infectious paranoia, one of our foremost comedians and most politically engaged civil rights activists looks back at 100 key events from the complicated history of black America. In this collection of thoughtful, provocative essays, Gregory charts the complex and often obscured history of the African American experience. In his unapologetically candid voice, he moves from African ancestry and surviving the Middle Passage to the creation of the Jheri Curl, the enjoyment of bacon and everything pig, the headline-making shootings of black men, and the Black Lives Matter movement. A captivating journey through time, Defining Moments in Black History explores historical movements such as The Great Migration and the Harlem Renaissance, as well as cultural touchstones such as Sidney Poitier winning the Best Actor Oscar for Lilies in the Field and Billie Holiday releasing Strange Fruit
Summary
The activist and social satirist who trail-blazed a new form of racial commentary in the 1960s examines 100 key events in Black History through this collection of essays which examine Middle Passage, the creation of Jheri Curl and the Black Lives Matter movement
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Writing style
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10574448
Cataloging source
BT
Dewey number
973/.0496073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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adult
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reading between the lies
Label
Defining moments in black history : reading between the lies, Dick Gregory
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Dick-o-lo-gy -- Searching for freedom -- Solidarity -- The more things change, the more they stay the same -- Making something out of nothing -- Running in place, embarrassing the race -- Epilogue: last thoughts
Control code
21106362
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
236 pages
Isbn
9780062448699
Lccn
2017036957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Defining moments in black history : reading between the lies, Dick Gregory
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Dick-o-lo-gy -- Searching for freedom -- Solidarity -- The more things change, the more they stay the same -- Making something out of nothing -- Running in place, embarrassing the race -- Epilogue: last thoughts
Control code
21106362
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
236 pages
Isbn
9780062448699
Lccn
2017036957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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