Table of Contents for Waking from the Dream : The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.


Introduction xi
Chapter 1 King's Last Victory: The Civil Rights Act of 1968
3(25)
Chapter 2 Can a Movement Be Institutionalized? The National Black Political Conventions
28(37)
Chapter 3 A Coalition for Full Employment
65(26)
Chapter 4 Legalizing the Legacy: The Battle for a Martin Luther King Holiday
91(33)
Chapter 5 Jesse Jackson's Rebirth
124(24)
Chapter 6 Public Reckonings with King's Character
148(27)
Conclusion 175(8)
Acknowledgments 183(2)
Notes 185(54)
Index 239