Point of reckoning : the fight for racial justice at Duke University (eBook, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Point of reckoning : the fight for racial justice at Duke University

Author: Theodore D Segal
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2021.
Series: JSTOR Open Access monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Theodore D. Segal narrates the fraught and contested fight for racial justice at Duke University--which accepted its first black undergraduates in 1963--to tell both a local and national story about the challenges that historically white colleges and universities throughout the country continue to face."--
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore D Segal
ISBN: 9781478012955 1478012951
OCLC Number: 1286750996
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico, xvii, 366 páginas.).
Contents: A Plantation System: Desegregation --
Like Bare Skin and Putting Salt on It: First Encounters --
Rights, as Opposed to Privileges: Race and Space --
We Were Their Sons and Daughters: Occupation of University House --
Hope Takes Its Last Stand: The Silent Vigil --
Humiliating to Plead for Our Humanity: Negotiations --
Now They Know, and They Ain't Gonna Do: Planning --
No Option to Negotiate: Confrontation --
We Shall Have Cocktails in the Gloaming: Aftermath --
Epilogue: Something Has to Change-2019, Fifty Years Later.
Series Title: JSTOR Open Access monographs.
Responsibility: Theodore D. Segal.

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"Point of Reckoning is a remarkable and unforgettable story that traces the white racial foundations of Duke University while uncovering how whiteness actively resists change in the face of Black Read more...

 
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