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A More Beautiful and Terrible History

The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History

Jeanne Theoharis

Praised by The New York Times; O, The Oprah Magazine; Bitch Magazine; Slate; Publishers Weekly; and more, this is "a bracing corrective to a national mythology" (New York Times) around the civil rights movement.The civil rights movement has become national legend, lauded by presidents from Reagan to Obama to Trump, as proof of the power of American...
Publish Date
2019-02-12T00:00:00.000Z
2019-02-12T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 2018
Goodreads rating
4.31
ISBN
9780807063484
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
2019-08-31T17:15:05.000Z
As my annual summer reading intensive comes to an end, this brilliant book by ⁦@JeanneTheoharis⁩ is the one has most helped me make sense of the current moment, fully understand the forces arrayed against our work, & deepen my determination to persist no matter what.      source