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Leadership and Dr. Lillie M. Jackson

Lee Sartain

in Borders of Equality: The NAACP and the Baltimore Civil Rights Struggle, 1914-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037511
eISBN:
9781621039303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037511.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Lillie May Jackson assumed the presidency of the NAACP’s Baltimore branch in 1935 and served in that capacity until January 1970, a period that spanned the New Deal and the end of the civil rights ... More


The Age of Brown and Agnew

Lee Sartain

in Borders of Equality: The NAACP and the Baltimore Civil Rights Struggle, 1914-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037511
eISBN:
9781621039303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037511.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Prior to the mid-1950s, the NAACP had relied on various types of legal cases and campaigns to achieve integration for African Americans, resulting in legal equality across America. The most prominent ... More


Conclusion

Lee Sartain

in Borders of Equality: The NAACP and the Baltimore Civil Rights Struggle, 1914-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037511
eISBN:
9781621039303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037511.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

When Lillie M. Jackson, already eighty years old, finally decided to retire from frontline NAACP activism, an election was held on December 16, 1969 to choose her successor as president of the ... More


Introduction

Lee Sartain

in Borders of Equality: The NAACP and the Baltimore Civil Rights Struggle, 1914-1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037511
eISBN:
9781621039303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037511.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Like many American cities, Baltimore in Maryland was home to a large number of ethnic immigrant groups and to African American migrants from the Deep South. The civil rights struggle there was ... More


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