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Frazier, Nishani

Works: 4 works in 13 publications in 1 language and 2,549 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Interviews 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nishani Frazier
Freedom on my mind : the Columbia documentary history of the African American experience by Manning Marable( )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the experiences of African-Americans from the Colonial era to the present, using personal letters, slave narratives, autobiographies, leaflets, speeches, oral histories, and political manifestos to recount African-Americans' efforts to pursue freedom in the U.S
Harambee City : the Congress of Racial Equality in Cleveland and the rise of black power populism by Nishani Frazier( )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Black Power! It was a phrase that consumed the American imagination in the 1960's and 70's and inspired a new agenda for black freedom. Dynamic and transformational, the black power movement embodied more than media stereotypes of gun-toting, dashiki-wearing black radicals; the movement opened new paths to equality through political and economic empowerment. In Harambee City, Nishani Frazier chronicles the rise and fall of black power within the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) by exploring the powerful influence of the Cleveland CORE chapter. Frazier explores the ways that black Clevelanders began to espouse black power ideals including black institution building, self-help, and self-defense. These ideals challenged CORE's philosophy of interracial brotherhood and nonviolent direct action, spawning ideological ambiguities in the Cleveland chapter. Later, as Cleveland CORE members rose to national prominence in the organization, they advocated an open embrace of black power and encouraged national CORE to develop a notion of black community uplift that emphasized economic populism over political engagement. Not surprisingly, these new empowerment strategies found acceptance in Cleveland. By providing an understanding of the tensions between black power and the mainstream civil rights movement as they manifested themselves as both local and national forces, Harambee City sheds new light on how CORE became one of the most dynamic civil rights organizations in the black power era."...Publisher's description
Harambee Nation : Cleveland CORE, community organization, and the rise of Black Power by Nishani Frazier( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oral history with John Frazier by John Frazier( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Frazier describes his involvement with the various local NAACP chapters and the Mississippi State Young Democrats. He also details his imprisonment and the violence he endured there
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Audience level: 0.09 (from 0.05 for Freedom on ... to 0.87 for Harambee N ...)

Freedom on my mind : the Columbia documentary history of the African American experience
Alternative Names
Nishani Frazier American historian

Nishani Frazier Amerikaans historica

Nishani Frazier historiadora estadounidense

English (13)