Robert Parris Moses : a life in civil rights and leadership at the grassroots /

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Author / Creator:Visser-Maessen, Laura, author.
Imprint:Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
Description:xvii, 432 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subject:Moses, Robert Parris.
Moses, Robert Parris.
African American civil rights workers -- Mississippi -- Biography.
Civil rights workers -- Mississippi -- Biography.
African Americans -- Mississippi -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Mississippi.
Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century.
African American civil rights workers.
African Americans.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
Civil rights movements.
Civil rights workers.
Race relations.
Mississippi -- Race relations.
Format: Print Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:"This new biography casts Moses in a new light, revealing him as a far more strategic, calculating, and hands-on organizer than in previous portrayals of him as an idealist and saintly figure"--
Table of Contents:
  • The making of a mind
  • A movement education
  • You killed my husband
  • The Bob Moses mystique
  • A new dimension
  • Damned if you, damned if you don't
  • Freedom is a constant struggle
  • A moment lost
  • Not a happy time.