Joan Singler was one of the founders of the Seattle chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). Her co-authors were also active in Seattle CORE during the 1960s. Their book draws upon their memories, the recollections of other surviving activists, and records kept by CORE members. Because its authors are not academic historians, this book does not attempt to engage the voluminous historical literature dealing with the African American freedom struggle. However, it does constitute a significant contribution to the historical literature dealing with Seattle in the post-World War II era and with African Americans in the Pacific Northwest.
Pacific Historical Review
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Leonard, Kevin Allen, "Review of: Seattle in Black and White: the Congress of Racial Equality and the Fight for Equal Opportunity" (2013). History Faculty and Staff Publications. 11.
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
African Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle--History--20th century; African Americans--Civil rights--Washington (State)--Seattle--History--20th century
Subjects - Names (LCNAF)
Congress of Racial Equality--History; Singler, Joan. Seattle in Black and white
Seattle (Wash.)--Race relations--History--20th century