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Right to ride

Blair Murphy Kelley

Right to ride

streetcar boycotts and African American citizenship in the era of Plessy v. Ferguson

by Blair Murphy Kelley

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- History,
  • Civil rights movements -- United States -- History,
  • Segregation in transportation -- United States -- History,
  • Boycotts -- United States -- History,
  • United States -- Race relations -- History,
  • New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations -- History,
  • Richmond (Va.) -- Race relations -- History,
  • Savannah (Ga.) -- Race relations -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBlair L. M. Kelley.
    SeriesJohn Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.61 .K355 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23972418M
    ISBN 109780807833544, 9780807871010
    LC Control Number2009050000

    Starred reviews hail Streetcar to Justice as "a book that belongs in any civil rights library collection" (Publishers Weekly) and "completely fascinating and unique” (Kirkus). An ALA Notable Book Bestselling author and journalist Amy Hill Hearth uncovers the story of a little-known figure in U.S. history in this fascinating biography. Right to Ride: African American Citizenship and Protest in the Era of Plessy v. Ferguson Blair L. M. Kelley is Assistant Professor of History at North Carolina State University. With a doctorate from Duke, Kelley is currently completing a book entitled "Right to Ride: African American Citizenship, Identity, and the Protest over Jim Crow.

    Elizabeth Jennings Graham (March – June 5, ) was an African-American teacher and civil rights figure.. In , Graham insisted on her right to ride on an available New York City streetcar at a time when all such companies were private and most operated segregated cars. Her case was decided in her favor in , and it led to the eventual desegregation of all New York City transit.   Right to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts and African American Citizenship in the Era of Plessy v. Ferguson - Ebook written by Blair L. M. Kelley. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Right to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts and African American Citizenship in the Era of Plessy v.

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Right to Ride is one of those marvelous books that will forever change historians' ideas about an incident they thought they understood completely: the context surrounding Plessy fully written and extremely well researched, it uncovers completely new material that will impinge on a variety of historiographical argumentsGlenda Elizabeth Gilmore, Peter V.

and C. Cited by: 8. Right to Ride chronicles the litigation and local organizing against segregated rails that led to the Plessy v. Ferguson decision in and the streetcar boycott movement waged in twenty-five southern cities from to Kelley tells the stories of the brave but little-known men and women who faced down the violence of lynching and.

Right to Ride chronicles the litigation and local organizing against segregated rails that led to the Plessy v. Ferguson decision in Through a reexamination of the earliest struggles against Jim Crow, Blair Kelley exposes the fullness of African American efforts to resist the passage of segregation laws dividing trains and streetcars by /5.

Right to Ride Book Description: Through a reexamination of the earliest struggles against Jim Crow, Blair Kelley exposes the fullness of African American efforts to resist the passage of segregation laws dividing trains and streetcars by race in the early Jim Crow era.

Right to Ride chronicles the litigation and local organizing against segregated rails that led to the Plessy v. Ferguson decision in and the streetcar boycott movement waged in twenty-five southern cities from to Kelley tells the stories of the brave but little-known men and women who faced down the violence of lynching and Cited by: 8.

Right to Ride chronicles the litigation and local organizing against segregated rails that led to the Plessy v. Ferguson decision in and the streetcar boycott movement waged in twenty-five southern cities from to Kelley tells the stories of the brave but Right to ride book men and women who faced down the violence of lynching and.

Right to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts and African American Citizenship in the Era of Plessy v. Ferguson (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture) - Kindle edition by Kelley, Blair L.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Right to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts /5(10). Right to Ride would benefit from a more through treatment of legal history, of the sort provided in Andrew Kull?s Color-Blind Constitution.

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Kelley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4. Right to Ride chronicles the litigation and local organizing against segregated rails that led to the Plessy v. Ferguson decision in and the streetcar boycott movement waged in twenty-five southern cities from to Kelley tells the stories of the brave but little-known men and women who faced down the violence of lynching and Price: $ RATING: STARS ; Greenwillow Books/HarperCollins Canada (Review Not on Blog) What a fabulous book for children and adults.

Before Rosa Parks there was Elizabeth Jennings trying to win the right to ride on a streetcar. On her way to church she decides to board the first streetcar that comes and is forcibly removed by the driver/5(30).

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Ferguson decision in and the streetcar boycott movement waged in twenty-five southern cities from to Kelley tells the stories of the brave but little-known men and women who faced down the violence of lynching and Reviews: 8. I was missed my train home and didn't want to wait at Ruggles for an hour and a half for my next train.

Managed to catch a train into Canton Junction where the wonderful people at The Right Ride managed to pick us up and bring us to Mansfield MBTA. Super clean car service and even mentioned how nice the car smelled. Highly recommended this on: Sharon, MA   Kelly's Right to Ride is a well-written book that can be appreciated by both academics and a general readership.A valuable resource for anyone wanting to learn more about segregation and protest during this era." --Southern Historian The age of [Booker T.] Washington is most frequently remembered as an age of accommodation, when black people Reviews: 8.Streetcar to Justice (Hardcover) How Elizabeth Jennings Won the Right to Ride in New York.

By Amy Hill Hearth. Greenwillow Books,pp. Publication Date: January 2,