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by Todd E Robinson
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A City Within A City" is an important work and a must read for anyone .
A City Within A City" is an important work and a must read for anyone interested in civil rights and urban history in the . As a. resident of the state of Michigan "A City Within A City" effectively demonstrates how the state's 2nd largest city developed in terms of race relations following WWII. However, I think the importance of this book is essential for any.
Historian Todd Robinson studies the issues surrounding school integration and bureaucratic reforms as well as the role of black youth activism to detail the diversity of black resistance. He focuses on respectability within the African American community as a way of understanding how the movement was formed and held together. And he elucidates the oppositional role of northern conservatives regarding racial progress.
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Need I say more? This book is spot on and will help many undertand what's really happening and has been going on since the 1920's beneath the surface. He will also define and help us understand how he came up with the phrase he has coined "managerial racism. The efforts to dismantle.
If you want to get a copy for yourself so you can follow along with us as we go chapter-by-chapter through the book, you have a little time.
Robinson next describes how the black community organized to overcome this and other barriers.
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