Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia (Margaret Walker Alexander Series in African American Studies)

Read [David A. Canton Book] * Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia (Margaret Walker Alexander Series in African American Studies) Online * PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB free. Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia (Margaret Walker Alexander Series in African American Studies) By the late sixties, he focused on economic justice by advocating a Marshall Plan for poor Americans and supporting affirmative action. After World War Ii, he became an anti-communist liberal and formed coalitions with like-minded whites. He was representative of a generation who created opportunities for African Americans but was later often ignored or castigated by younger leaders who did not support the tactics of the old guards pioneers.. Yet his legacy to the civil rights struggle has rece

Raymond Pace Alexander: A New Negro Lawyer Fights for Civil Rights in Philadelphia (Margaret Walker Alexander Series in African American Studies)

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Rating : 4.34 (816 Votes)
Asin : 1617037192
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 272 Pages
Publish Date : 2014-08-11
Language : English

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RPA I was completely fascinated with this biography of my father, Raymond Pace Alexander, known asPace Alexander, a name from his North Philadelphia childhood, RPA and then, the ultimate for a black lawyerin the mid 1950's Judge A.So many of the facts in Dr. David Canton's biography( before the early-1950's) I had not experienced but had only heard about from my parents, the Black Press and of course in my North Philadelphia neighborhood. To read of these life altering experiences - hopes, dreams, deep disappointments and great accomplishments about one's parentis so unusual that I find it difficult to invoke the ove. Five Stars Cecil Brown (8-D=

From the Inside Flap The story of a nearly forgotten lawyer fighting for justice

By the late sixties, he focused on economic justice by advocating a Marshall Plan for poor Americans and supporting affirmative action. After World War Ii, he became an anti-communist liberal and formed coalitions with like-minded whites. He was representative of a generation who created opportunities for African Americans but was later often ignored or castigated by younger leaders who did not support the tactics of the old guard's pioneers.. Yet his legacy to the civil rights struggle has received little national recognition. As a New Negro lawy

His work has appeared in Western Journal of Black Studies,Journal of Urban History, Reviews in American History, and Pennsylvania History.. David A. Canton, Hamden, Connecticut, is associate professor of history at Connecticut College

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