14

OverviewTranscribeVersionsHelp

Facsimile

Transcription

THE LIBERAL CRUSADERS FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND DEMOCRACY BECAME
WEARY AND INVOLVED IN OTHER CONCERNS AS BLACK PEOPLE AND OUR PROBLEMS
COULD NO LONGER BE CONSIDERED A PURELY SOUTHERN PHENOMENON;

THE ASPIRATIONS FOR AND MOVEMENT OF BLACKS BEGAN TO BE CURTAILED
BY ORGANIZED VIOLENCE AND BARBARITY AND BY A SERIES OF LEGAL AND
EXTRA-LEGAL MEANEUVERS DESIGNED TO MAKE US LESS THAN POLITICAL AND
ECONOMIC EQUALS;

THE HOPES AND BELIEF OF BLACK PEOPLE THAT RACIAL EQUALITY AND
SOCIAL JUSTICE COULD BE ACHIEVED THROUGH LITIGATION, LEGISLATION.
NEGOTIATION, OCCASIONAL DIRECT ACTION AND STRONG ALLIANCES WITH WHITE
LIBERAL GROUPS WERE SUPPLANTED BY DISILLUSIONMENT, BITTERNESS, AND
OPEN ANGER;

THE GUILT AND INDIGNATION OF NOTHERN SUPPORTERS OF THE SOUTHERN
DRIVE FOR EQUALITY TURNED INTO AN ATTITUDE OF FIRST CATIOUS - AND NOW
OPEN - HOSTILITY WHEN THE NORTHERN BLACK MAN BEGAN TO TAKE SERIOUSLY THE

Notes and Questions

Nobody has written a note for this page yet

Please sign in to write a note for this page