Sekou M. Franklin's After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, PDF

By Sekou M. Franklin

ISBN-10: 0814764819

ISBN-13: 9780814764817

ISBN-10: 0814789382

ISBN-13: 9780814789384

What
happened to black adolescence within the post-civil rights new release? What type of
causes did they rally round and have been they even rallying within the first position? After the Rebellion takes an in depth look
at a number of key civil rights teams around the nation over the past 40
years to supply a large view of black early life and social move activism.  Based on either learn from a diverse
collection of files and interviews with early life activists, advocates, and
grassroots organizers, this booklet examines well known mobilization between the
generation of activists – largely black scholars, early life, and teens –
who got here of age after the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Voting
Rights Act of 1965. Franklin argues that the political surroundings within the post-Civil
Rights period, in addition to constraints on social activism, made it particularly
difficult for younger black activists to begin and maintain well known mobilization
campaigns.

Building on case
studies from round the country—including big apple, the Carolinas, California,
Louisiana, and Baltimore—After the
Rebellion
explores the internal workings and finish result of activist groups
such because the Southern Negro formative years Congress, pupil Nonviolent Coordinating
Committee, the scholar association for Black team spirit, the loose South Africa
Campaign, the hot Haven early life circulate, the Black pupil management Network,
the Juvenile Justice Reform circulation, and the AFL-CIO’s Union summer time crusade.  Franklin demonstrates how youth-based
movements and intergenerational campaigns have tried to bypass modern
constraints, delivering perception into how the very internal workings of these
organizations have and feature no longer been potent in growing switch and involving
youth. a robust paintings of either ancient and political research, After the Rebellion offers a vivid
explanation of what occurred to the militant impulse of youngsters due to the fact that the
demobilization of the civil rights and black strength events – a discussion
with nice implications for the examine of generational politics, racial and
black politics, and social movements.

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