The Dream Is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia (Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twen) (Hardcover)

The Dream Is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia (Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twen) By Julian Maxwell Hayter Cover Image
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Once the capital of the Confederacy and the industrial hub of slave-based tobacco production, Richmond, Virginia has been largely overlooked in the context of twentieth century urban and political history. By the early 1960s, the city served as an important center for integrated politics, as African Americans fought for fair representation and mobilized voters in order to overcome discriminatory policies. Richmond's African Americans struggled to serve their growing communities in the face of.

About the Author


Julian Maxwell Hayter is a historian and associate professor of leadership studies at the University of Richmond.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780813169484
ISBN-10: 0813169488
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: June 2nd, 2017
Pages: 360
Language: English
Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twen