Sekou M. Franklin's After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, PDF

By Sekou M. Franklin

ISBN-10: 0814764819

ISBN-13: 9780814764817

ISBN-10: 0814789382

ISBN-13: 9780814789384

What
happened to black adolescence within the post-civil rights iteration? What type of
causes did they rally round and have been they even rallying within the first position? After the Rebellion takes an in depth look
at a number of key civil rights teams around the kingdom during the last 40
years to supply a large view of black formative years and social circulation activism.  Based on either learn from a diverse
collection of data and interviews with adolescence activists, advocates, and
grassroots organizers, this publication examines renowned mobilization between the
generation of activists – mostly black scholars, early life, and teenagers –
who got here of age after the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Voting
Rights Act of 1965. Franklin argues that the political surroundings within the post-Civil
Rights period, besides constraints on social activism, made it particularly
difficult for younger black activists to begin and maintain renowned mobilization
campaigns.

Building on case
studies from round the country—including big apple, the Carolinas, California,
Louisiana, and Baltimore—After the
Rebellion
explores the interior workings and finish result of activist groups
such because the Southern Negro early life Congress, pupil Nonviolent Coordinating
Committee, the scholar association for Black solidarity, the unfastened South Africa
Campaign, the hot Haven formative years circulation, the Black pupil management Network,
the Juvenile Justice Reform move, and the AFL-CIO’s Union summer season crusade.  Franklin demonstrates how youth-based
movements and intergenerational campaigns have tried to bypass modern
constraints, offering perception into how the very internal workings of these
organizations have and feature no longer been powerful in growing swap and involving
youth. a strong paintings of either old and political research, After the Rebellion presents a vivid
explanation of what occurred to the militant impulse of children considering that the
demobilization of the civil rights and black energy pursuits – a discussion
with nice implications for the examine of generational politics, racial and
black politics, and social movements.

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