Right to ride : streetcar boycotts and African American citizenship in the era of Plessy v. Ferguson /

Focusing on three key cities--New Orleans, Richmond, and Savannah--Kelley explores African Americans' organized efforts to resist the passage of segregation laws dividing trains and streetcars by race in the early Jim Crow era. The book forces a reassessment of the timelines of the black freedo...

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Main Author: Kelley, Blair Murphy, 1973-
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2010.
Series:John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
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