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Americas first black town Brooklyn, Illinois, 1830-1915
Americas first black town Brooklyn, Illinois, 1830-1915
Cha-Jua Sundiata Keita2002
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Subject: This text tracks the history of Broklyn Illinois, the first "black" town. It was founded by black fugitives as a freedom town but as Cha-jua documents, soon beame a provider if cheap labour for white industrial towns and he concedes that freedom which it envisaged did not stop the town from becoming another exemplar of internal colonialism.
Edition:
Paperback
Imprint:
US 2002 University of Illinois Press
Collation:
276p
ISBN:
0252070801
Dewey class:
HI.3.01CHAHI.3.01/CHA
Language:
English
BRN:
1840021
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