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Eyes Off the Prize: The United Nations and the African American Struggle for Human Rights, 1944 1955

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This book was first published in 2003. As World War II drew to a close and the world awakened to the horror wrought by white supremacists in Nazi Germany, African American leaders, led by the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), sensed the opportunity to launch an offensive against the conditions of segregation and inequality in America. The 'prize' they sought was not civil rights, but human rights. Only the human rights lexicon, shaped by the Holocaust and articulated by the United Nations, ...

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0521824311

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9780521824316

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Eyes Off the Prize: The United Nations and the African American Struggle for Human Rights, 1944 1955
2003, Cambridge University Press, New York

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2003, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521824316

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