Publication Number 700
A Monograph in
It is the purpose of this Series to give representation to all important tendencies and points in Philosophy, without any implied concurrence on the part of the Editor and Publisher.
|I. The Negro Continuum from Dominant Wish to Collective Act||3|
|Paul Laurence Dunbar: The Disillusioned Freedman||5|
|W. E. B. DuBois: The Co-worker in the Kingdom of Culture||9|
|The Negro Renaissance||13|
|Richard Wright’s “Native Son”: The Promise of Communism||22|
Ralph Ellison’s “Invisible Man”: The Disillusionment with Communism
—The Weakness of Black Nationalism
|[Concluding thoughts on Richard Wright & Ralph Ellison]|
|II. The “Anatomization” of Segregation by Race||41|
|Separation by Spatial Distance||44|
|Separation by Temporal Distance||46|
|Separation by Social Distance||47|
|Separation by Ceremonial Distance||48|
|III. White Americans for Desegregation||66|
|Josiah Royce and the American Race Problem||66|
|The NAACP: A Portrait in Depth||74|
|Will Alexander: The Seeds of Southern Change||77|
|Harry S Truman: The Committee on Civil Rights||81|
|Two Letters from Freedom Fighters||86|
|IV. White Power Struggles, Expediency and “Token” Desegregation||92|
|World War I||92|
|The Great Depression||97|
|World War II and the “Cold War”||100|
|V. Moral Power Plus Massive Economic Power: Notes for Architects of the “Great Society”||108|
|Critique of “Black Power”||109|
|Moral Power Plus Massive Economic Power||115|
|University Community Involvement||131|
|Paired Buyers from Higher Income Groups||133|
|Programs and Suggestions for Change||139|
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Review of Bruce Kuklicks Black Philosopher, White Academy: The Career of William Fontaine by Andrew Hartman (USIH Review, November 2008)
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