Servants of the People

The 1960s Legacy of African American Leadership

Authors: Williams, L.

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About this book

This revised and expanded edition traces the lives of key American civil rights leaders as they willingly risk their lives for the civil rights cause, including A. Philip Randolph, Thurgood Marshall, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Fannie Lou Hamer, and Ella Baker.

About the authors

LEA E. WILLIAMS is an independent scholar and a senior administrator at North Carolina A&T State University, USA. She is the former executive director of the Women's Leadership Institute at Bennett College and the National African-American Women's Leadership Institute, Inc.

Reviews

Praise for the first edition:

"An informative and illuminating study of African-American leaders in the Sixties . . . A fascinating journey through the lives of those who gave the Civil Rights movement its foundation." - Library Journal

"A helpful supplement where leadership issues are being debated." - Booklist


Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Dynamic Times Call for Dynamic Leaders

    Williams, Lea E.

    Pages 1-22

  • Leadership Defined

    Williams, Lea E.

    Pages 23-28

  • A. Philip Randolph, Dean of Black Civil Rights Leaders

    Williams, Lea E.

    Pages 31-54

  • Frederick D. Patterson, Leading by Precept and Example

    Williams, Lea E.

    Pages 55-76

  • Thurgood Marshall, A Drum Major for Justice

    Williams, Lea E.

    Pages 79-97

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Softcover $45.00
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-60633-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Servants of the People
Book Subtitle
The 1960s Legacy of African American Leadership
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-06635-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-06635-0
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-60633-3
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXII, 298
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