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Film, Video We Must Learn to Think in Terms of Collective Action:" Industrial Democracy and the Civil Rights Establishment of the 1930s

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Title

  • We Must Learn to Think in Terms of Collective Action:" Industrial Democracy and the Civil Rights Establishment of the 1930s

Summary

  • Toure F. Reed examines the influence of labor activism on the civil rights agendas of the NAACP and National Urban League and challenges presumptions about the ideological orientations of these important civil rights organizations. Reed describes how mainstream civil rights activists of the 1930s and 1940s began to perceive racial discrimination as an outgrowth of class exploitation as they were pushed to the left by New Deal labor law and working-class political movements. Afro-American activists during the Depression and Second World War thus frequently identified black participation in the American union movement as a key component to the quest for racial equality.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • John W. Kluge Center (Library of Congress), sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2011-08-02.

Headings

  • -  African American History
  • -  Culture, Folklife
  • -  Government, Law
  • -  Immigration, American Expansion
  • -  Biography, History
  • -  Government, World Affairs

Notes

  • -  Classification: History: America.
  • -  Classification: Political Science.
  • -  Classification: Social Sciences.
  • -  Toure F. Reed.
  • -  Recorded on 2011-08-02.
  • -  Researchers.
  • -  Teachers.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021688717

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. We Must Learn to Think in Terms of Collective Action:" Industrial Democracy and the Civil Rights Establishment of the s. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -08-02, 2011. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688717/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & John W. Kluge Center, S. B. (2011) We Must Learn to Think in Terms of Collective Action:" Industrial Democracy and the Civil Rights Establishment of the s. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -08-02. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688717/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. We Must Learn to Think in Terms of Collective Action:" Industrial Democracy and the Civil Rights Establishment of the s. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -08-02, 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688717/>.