Jeanne Theoharis is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College of City University of New York and the author or co-author of seven books and numerous articles on the civil rights and Black Power movements, the politics of race and education, social welfare and civil rights in post-9/11 America.
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The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History
Explodes the fables that have been created about the civil rights movement
"Theoharis’s systematic debunking is a useful antidote to sentimental narratives that are, as she persuasively argues, all too smug, all too easy, all too lacking in the conflict and dread, tragedy and defeat…" - The Washington Post
Released January 30, 2018