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Chain of change : struggles for black community development

Author: Mel King
Publisher: Boston : South End Press, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
King, Mel.
Chain of change.
Boston : South End Press, ©1981
(OCoLC)610162412
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mel King
ISBN: 0896081052 9780896081055 0896081060 9780896081062
OCLC Number: 7995750
Description: xxix, 304 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: The service stage: blaming the victim: Growing up in the South End ; Creating the ghetto --
Part II: The organizing stage: black power: The schools ; Economic development ; Housing ; Politics: why vote? ; Community controlled education ; United community construction worker ; The assassination of Martin Luther King ; Tent city ; Student power ; The new urban league --
Part III: The institution building stage: black skill development: Court ordered desegregation ; Racism in the unions ; Boston jobs for Boston people ; Freedom industries ; Gentrification: creating the Bantustan ; Power to the people: "whose city is this?" --
Part IV: Community development: A vision for our city ; A strategy for the 1980's --
Epilogue: Interviews with black community activists.
Responsibility: Mel King.
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