Black Chicago by Allan H. Spear
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Black Chicago
By Allan H. Spear

Black Chicago

Making of a Negro Ghetto, 1890-1920 New impression

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Black Chicago by Allan H. Spear

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Allan Spear explores here the history of a major Negro community during a crucial thirty-year period when a relatively fluid patter of race relations gave way to a rigid system of segregation and discrimination. This is the first historical study of the ghetto made famous by the sociological classics of St. Clair Drake, E. Franklin Frazier, and others by the novels of Richard Wright, and by countless blues songs. It was this ghetto that Martin Luther King, Jr., chose to focus on when he turned attention to the racial injustices of the North. Spear, by his objective treatment of the results of white racism, gives an effective, timely reminder of the serious urban problems that are the legacy of prejudice."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226768571
ISBN-10: 0226768570
Format: Paperback
(205mm x 138mm x 17mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1969
Country of Publication: United States

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