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Journal of African American Studies

, Volume 23, Issue 4, pp 519–522 | Cite as

Leonard N. Moore: The Defeat of Black Power: Civil Rights and the National Black Political Convention of 1972

Baton, Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2018. x + 202 pp. ISBN 978-0-8071-6903-2. Hardback
  • Judson L. JeffriesEmail author
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There has been, over the past fifteen years, a renewed interest in the Black Power Movement, resulting in several finely crafted book manuscripts as well as numerous refereed journal articles in both mainstream outlets and Black Studies journals. Among the books on the topic that merit mention include Michael Fischbach’s Black Power and Palestine: Transnational Countries of Color (2018); Ashley Farmer’s Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era (2017); Tom Davies’ Mainstreaming Black Power (2017); Hasan Kwame Jeffries’ Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama’s Black Belt (2009); Peniel E. Joseph’s Waiting ‘Till the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America (2007); Judson L. Jeffries’ edited book Black Power in the Belly of the Beast (2006); and Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar’s Black Power: Radical Politics and African American Identity (2004). Perhaps, without even knowing it at the time, John T. McCartney set the tone in 1992 with Black Power...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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