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Fighting for Justice - New York Voices of the Civil Rights Movement

Research & Resources

Afro-Americans in New York Life and History: An Interdisciplinary Journal is the official publication of the Afro-American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier. The biannual July 1, 2007 issue, dedicated to New York's crucial contribution to the national Civil Rights Movement, is reprinted with permission from the Association.

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Introduction to special issue: "The Civil Rights Movement in New York City"
by Clarence Taylor

How New York changes the story of the Civil Rights Movement
by Martha Biondi

Rochdale Village and the rise and fall of integrated housing in New York City
by Peter Eisenstadt

"Taxation without Sanitation is Tyranny": Civil Rights struggles over garbage collection in Brooklyn, New York during the fall of 1962
by Brian Purnell

The dead end of despair: Bayard Rustin, the 1968 New York school crisis, and the struggle for racial justice
by Daniel Perlstein

Robert Wagner, Milton Galamison and the challenge to New York liberalism
by Clarence Taylor

Justice, Justice: School Politics and the Eclipse of Liberalism
by Jerald Podair

Ira Aldridge's life in New York City
by Bernth Lindfors

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