By David Covin
This significant research posits a brand new approach of knowing how traditional Black humans used the 30 years following the civil rights circulation to forge a brand new political truth for themselves and their state. whereas following nationwide traits heavily, it focuses really at the political setting of Sacramento, California, from 1970 to 2000. Having a racial profile that's remarkably just like the nation's demographics as an entire, Sacramento serves as an invaluable nationwide proxy at the racial query. in contrast to so much reports of Black politics over the period, this article can pay shut realization to minor actors within the political technique, but locations them in the context of the bigger political international. We see, for instance, the neighborhood results of the conflict on Poverty, the Harold Washington mayoral campaigns, the Rainbow Coalition, the Million guy March, and the good raises in in the community appointed and elected Black officers in the context of comparable campaigns and events national.
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Extra resources for Black Politics After the Civil Rights Movement: Activity and Beliefs in Sacramento, 1970-2000
Both sets of people were linked to the same social program, but for entirely different reasons. Their work and their triumphs were the substance of the Negro Revolution. Collective Mobilization By collective mobilization I mean the processes to involve as many Black people as possible in collective action. I consider two categories of collective mobilization: community and activist. By community mobilization I mean the activation of a wide spectrum of Black organizations, leaders, and unafﬁliated persons.
You can’t have both. You must choose. As they did elsewhere, the Panthers backed up their declaration with cold steel and other forms of brute force. The BSU at SCC, however, had as many thugs in it as the BPP. 72 The Panthers never took over the SCC Black Student Union. 73 If anyone 1. ORIGINS OF BLACK SACRAMENTO 27 Ofﬁces of the Sacramento Observer. Courtesy of the Sacramento Observer Newspapers. in the late ’60s still needed evidence that the Black population was not monolithic, that the Black activist population was not monolithic, young Black people were providing that evidence prodigiously every day of the week, in every part of the country, including Sacramento.
Courtesy of the Sacramento Observer Newspapers. 38 Black Politics After the Civil Rights Movement WARRIORS WHO CAME OUT OF SAEOC. SAEOC developed many Black warriors for the War on Poverty. Some went on to leadership positions within the organization. Others contributed signiﬁcantly to politics in the city, the state, and the country. A good case in point is Marion Woods, the ﬁrst executive director of SAEOC. Marion was a graduate of Morehouse College. His role model and the biggest inﬂuence on him was his mother.
Black Politics After the Civil Rights Movement: Activity and Beliefs in Sacramento, 1970-2000 by David Covin