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Going Down Jericho Road

The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King"s Last Campaign

by Michael Honey

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Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages640
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Open LibraryOL7451529M
ISBN 100393043398
ISBN 109780393043396

Get this from a library! Going down Jericho Road: the Memphis strike, Martin Luther King's last campaign. [Michael Keith Honey]. The definitive history of the epic struggle for economic justice that became Martin Luther King Jr.'s last crusade. Memphis in was ruled by a paternalistic "plantation mentality" embodied in its good-old-boy mayor, Henry Loeb. Wretched conditions, abusive white supervisors, poor education, and low wages locked most black workers into poverty. Then two sanitation workers were chewed up Cited by:

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  By Catherine O’Donnell News & Information. Martin Luther King Jr. was a labor leader, writes UW Tacoma Professor Michael Honey in a new book, Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, King’s Last Campaign. Honey, a historian of ethnic and labor studies in the Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Program at UW Tacoma, will discuss the book at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, in Smith.   Reading books Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King s Last Campaign: The Memphis Strike, King s Last Campaign Unlimited. Report. Browse more videos. Playing next. Must Have Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King s Last Campaign READ.


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Going Down Jericho Road by Michael Honey Download PDF EPUB FB2

He is a Guggenheim Fellow and has won numerous research fellowships and book awards for his books on labor, race relations, and civil rights history, including the Robert F.

Kennedy Book Award for Going Down Jericho Road. He lives in Tacoma with his wife, Pat by: The definitive history of the epic struggle for economic justice that became Martin Luther King Jr.'s last crusade., Going Down Jericho Road, The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign, Michael K Honey, Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign - Kindle edition by Honey, Michael K.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Going Down Jericho Road book, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign/5(22). In Going Down Jericho Road Michael Honey explores the sanitation workers strike which brought Martin Luther King to Memphis and his April 4th assassination at the Lorraine Motel/5.

Going down Jericho Road: the Memphis strike, Martin Luther King's last campaign User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict InMemphis sanitation workers went on strike for 68 days against the. Going down Jericho Road: the Memphis strike, Martin Luther King's last campaign User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict InMemphis sanitation workers went on strike for 68 days against the.

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Michael K. Honey is the author of Going Down Jericho Road ( avg rating, ratings, 33 reviews, published ), To the Promised Land ( avg rati /5. Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King’s Last Campaign is the latest book that can help us see the how the Civil Rights activist evolved.

Michael Honey looks at the last campaign King was involved in, which was the Memphis sanitation worker’s strike. Michael Honey was interviewed about his book, Going Down Jericho Road. The interview took place in the C-SPAN BookTV Bus at University of Washington.

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Learn more. Books › History › Americas Share. Buy New. CDN$ & FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ Details. Only 6 left in stock (more on the way). /5(17). In his new book, Going Down Jericho Road, historian Michael Honey chronicles the campaign which the Rev.

Martin Luther King Jr. was working on at the time of his death. Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign 1st Edition, Kindle Edition by Michael K. Honey (Author)/5(17). In Going Down Jericho Road, Honey's great achievement is his dramatic rendering of local struggle and coalition building.

A fight for union rights in Memphis became a community-wide struggle for racial and economic justice as well as a proving ground for national civil rights and trade union : Thomas F.

Jackson. "Going Down Jericho Road is a brilliant achievement." —William S. McFeely, author of Frederick Douglass "In painting the period's landscape through the case of one local struggle that took on international significance, Honey makes a crucial contribution to our understanding of our past -- and helps us understand the racial and class.

But there is a road down which we need to travel on this Martin Luther King Sunday. There is a path we need to travel one more time. It’s the Jericho Road, the road where people get hurt and where others are called to respond to their hurt. The Jericho Road, where there is pain, where you and I need to walk again.

Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign SIAS Faculty Book Gallery Michael K Honey, University of Washington TacomaCited by: Going Down Jericho Road (Paperback) The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign. By Michael K. Honey. W. W.

Norton & Company,pp. Publication Date: Janu Other Editions of This Title.Get this from a library! Going down Jericho Road: the Memphis strike, Martin Luther King's last campaign.

[Michael K Honey] -- The definitive history of the epic struggle for economic justice that became Martin Luther King Jr.'s last crusade. Memphis in was ruled by a paternalistic "plantation mentality" embodied in its.