We are experiencing COVID-related supply chain delays. Please note, orders are currently taking 10-15 days to be delivered.
We thank you for your understanding and patience.
Penn Press logo
An Army of Lions

In 1890, a delegation of African American activists formed the Afro-American League, the nation's first national civil rights organization. Over the course of nearly two decades, these activists fought to end disfranchisement and segregation, and to contest racial violence, creating the foundation for the NAACP and the modern civil rights movement.

An Army of Lions
The Civil Rights Struggle Before the NAACP

Shawn Leigh Alexander

2011 | 408 pages | Cloth $65.00 | Paper $28.95
American History / Law / Public Policy
View main book page

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Aceldama and the Black Response
Chapter 2. "Stand Their Ground on This Civil Rights Business"
Chapter 3. Interregnum and Resurrection
Chapter 4. Not Just "A Bubble in Soap Water"
Chapter 5. To Awaken the Conscience of America
Chapter 6. Invasion of the Tuskegee Machine
Chapter 7. An Army of Mice or an Army of Lions?
Chapter 8. "It Is Strike Now or Never"

List of Abbreviations
Ac knowledgments

Penn Press | Site Use and Privacy Policy
Report Accessibility Issues and Get Help | University of Pennsylvania
Copyright © 2021 University of Pennsylvania Press | All rights reserved