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City Son

Author : Wayne Dawkins
ISBN : 9781617032585
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In 1966, a year after the Voting Rights Act began liberating millions of southern blacks, New Yorkers challenged a political system that weakened their voting power. Andrew W. Cooper (1927-2002), a beer company employee, sued state officials in a case called Cooper vs. Power. In 1968, the courts agreed that black citizens were denied the right to elect an authentic representative of their community. The 12th Congressional District was redrawn. Shirley Chisholm, a member of Cooper's political club, ran for the new seat and made history as the first black woman elected to Congress. Cooper became a journalist, a political columnist, then founder of Trans Urban News Service and the City Sun, a feisty Brooklyn-based weekly that published from 1984 to 1996. Whether the stories were about Mayor Koch or Rev. Al Sharpton, Howard Beach or Crown Heights, Tawana Brawley's dubious rape allegations, the Daily News Four trial, or Spike Lee's filmmaking career, Cooper's City Sun commanded attention and moved officials and readers to action. Cooper's leadership also gave Brooklyn--particularly predominantly black central Brooklyn--an identity. It is no accident that in the twenty-first century the borough crackles with energy. Cooper fought tirelessly for the community's vitality when it was virtually abandoned by the civic and business establishments in the mid-to-late twentieth century. In addition, scores of journalists trained by Cooper are keeping his spirit alive.

The Anatomy Of Liverpool

Author : Jonathan Wilson
ISBN : 9781409144427
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Jonathan Wilson and Scott Murray provide a forensic analysis of ten key Liverpool games that have shaped the club's fortunes over the last century: from the long-lost triumphs of Tom Watson (a 19th-century Bill Shankly) to 1970s European triumphs over the likes of Borussia Monchengladbach and the mind-blowing 2005 comeback against AC Milan. Aston Villa v. Liverpool April 1899 Wolves v. Liverpool May 1947 Liverpool v. Leeds FA Cup final, May 1965 Liverpool v. Crvena Zvezda November 1973 Liverpool v. Borussia Mönchengladbach European Cup final, May 1977 Liverpool v. Roma European Cup final, May 1984 Liverpool v. Nottingham Forest April 1988 Everton v. Liverpool February 1991 Roma v. Liverpool February 2001 AC Milan v. Liverpool Champions League final, May 2005

Gameaxis Unwired

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GameAxis Unwired is a magazine dedicated to bring you the latest news, previews, reviews and events around the world and close to you. Every month rain or shine, our team of dedicated editors (and hardcore gamers!) put themselves in the line of fire to bring you news, previews and other things you will want to know.

Total Devotion

Author : Kevin Johnson
ISBN : 9780764228841
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A collection of daily devotional readings to help teenagers deal with common problems and concerns.

Bahamas View Scope As Seen Through Toneys Wong S Memoir 4

Author : ToneyS Wong
ISBN : 9780557369218
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Wish A Bus Would Run Over My Boss Twice

Author : Paul Mauriello
ISBN : 0989036006
Genre : Fiction
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Wish A Bus Would Run Over My Boss, Twice is for everyone who has ever worked at a job and has had a boss who made going to work everyday feel like you're eating a bowl of chili on the subway, next to a crazy person who is trying to share that chili with you, and it's summer, and the train has stalled, and there's no a/c. And did I mention there's a homeless guy next to you clipping his toenails? If that doesn't make any sense to you, you should read it again, or buy another book. Seriously. Ever had a really bad boss? Buy the book

Convention Proceedings

Author : United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. International Convention
ISBN : CORNELL:31924050114952
Genre : Labor unions
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Author : Sydney Finkelstein
ISBN : 9781591847830
Genre : Business & Economics
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"After dining at the Chez Panisse, the restaurant run by ... Alice Waters, Sydney Finkelstein got to thinking. Dozens of chefs from Chez Panisse had gone on to open their own restaurants and win fame after working with Waters ... Could this pattern exist elsewhere? Did other industries have their own superstars who developed the majority of leaders in their particular field? ... Finkelstein found that similarly powerful mentors--whom he calls Superbosses--do indeed exist in every industry, from finance to entertainment to fashion and the arts. These Superbosses create a network of superstars, using techniques for hiring, developing, challenging, promoting, and even letting go of great people in ways that are often counterintuitive"--Provided by publisher.

Twice The Work Of Free Labor

Author : Alex Lichtenstein
ISBN : 1859840868
Genre : Political Science
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For the first time in a generation chain gangs have reappeared on the roads of the American South. Associated in the past with racial terrorism, this cruel and unusual punishment should invoke strong memories. But, in the rush to embrace ever-harsher sanctions, the American public has ignored the troubling history of Southern punishment. Twice the Work of Free Labor is the first book-length study of the history of the Southern convict-lease system and its successor, the chain gang. For nearly a century after the abolition of slavery, convicts labored in the South's mines, railroad camps, brickyards, turpentine farms and then road gangs, under abject conditions. The vast majority of these prisoners were African Americans. In this timely book, Alex Lichtenstein reveals the origins of this vicious penal slavery, explains its persistent and widespread popularity among whites, and charts its unhappy contribution to the rebirth of the South in the decades following the Civil War. The book also offers an original analysis of the post-Civil War South's political economy. Lichtenstein suggests that, after emancipation, forced black labor was exploited not by those who yearned for the social order of the slave South, but by the region's most ardent advocates of progress. The convict-lease and chain gang allowed a New South to rise while preserving white supremacy.

New York Theatre Critics Reviews

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ISBN : UCSC:32106020064041
Genre : Theater
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"Theatre reviews is a complete guide and record of the New York stage, reprinted from New York sun, New York times, New York herald tribune, New York post, New York daily news, New York world telegram" 1940- ; reprinted from the New York daily news, Wall Street journal, Time, New York post, Women's wear daily, New York times, Christian science monitor, Newsweek, NBC ,1976-

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