An Army of Lions: The Civil Rights Struggle Before the NAACP
Shawn Leigh Alexander
408 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 illus.
Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4375-8 | $49.95 | £32.50
A volume in the Politics and Culture in Modern America series
In 1890, a delegation of African American activists formed the Afro-American League, the nation's first national civil rights organization. Over the course of nearly two decades, these activists fought to end disfranchisement, segregation, and contest racial violence, creating the foundation for the NAACP and the modern civil rights movement. Read more . . .