A definitive, illustrated account of Los Angeles's black community in the half century before World War I details African-American community life and political activism during the city's transformation from a small town to a sprawling metropolis.ward Locke, a white Methodist minister, was selected as the first president.51 The brancha#39;s second president, the Right Reverend ... why the branch elected white presidents, but both the national office and the local Race leaders doubtless thought it wise. ... There is no mention of him in the branch records during his presidency, ex- cept for a passing reference in what ... Other than that, he received no mention in the yearbook or, indeed, in any letter to the national office. 53 Burton Cerutianbsp;...
|Title||:||Bound for Freedom|
|Publisher||:||Univ of California Press - 2005-01-01|