Week 7

W 7 Feb 27 & Mar 1

Northern Civil Rights Movement
T- Foreward and Introduction, Freedom North: Black Freedom Struggles Outside the South, 1940-1980 and Beth Bates_Double_V_for_Victory“‘:

What is the argument of Beth Bates “Double V for Victory”? How does it change the chronology of the civil rights movement? What was the “new crowd” and “march behavior”? How did it take organizational form? Who was Walter Hardin and R. J. Thomas, and how does their relationship reflect the tensions between the “new crowd” and white liberalism, in the form of gradualism and civility?