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The Strike That Changed New York

Blacks, Whites, and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis

by Jerald E. Podair

  • 63 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Racism & racial discrimination,
  • Social history,
  • Strikes,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • Discrimination (Educational Aspects),
  • Labor Disputes,
  • History - General History,
  • Education,
  • New York,
  • USA,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Political Science / Labor & Industrial Relations,
  • General,
  • Discrimination in education,
  • New York (State),
  • Ocean Hill-Brownsville Demonst,
  • Ocean Hill-Brownsville Demonstration School District (New York, N.Y.),
  • Strikes and lockouts,
  • Teachers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9415089M
    ISBN 100300081227
    ISBN 109780300081220

      The Strike That Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis. By Jerald E. Podair. New Haven: Yale University Press, xi + pp. Brownsville, Brooklyn: Blacks, Jews, and the Changing Face of the Ghetto. This superb book revisits the Ocean Hill–Brownsville crisis—a watershed in modern New York City race relations. Jerald E. Podair connects the conflict with the sociocultural history of the city and explores its legacy. The book is a powerful, sobering tale of racial misunderstanding and fear, a New York story with national implications.

      divdivOn May 9, , junior high school teacher Fred Nauman received a letter that would change the history of New York City. It informed him that he had been fired from his job. Eighteen other educators in the Ocean Hill–Brownsville area of Brooklyn received similar letters that day. The dismissed educators were white. The local school board that fired them was predominantly African .   This is the 2nd book I've read on the New York City teachers strike of The first was Jerald Podair's "The Strike that Changed New York". Podair's book is a traditional history of the events surrounding the strike. It's longer and more detailed than Isaacs. "Inside Ocean Hill-Brownsville" is more of a personal story/5.

    By Marjorie Murphy, Published on 04/01/ Title. Review Of "The Strike That Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, And The Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis" By J.E. PodairAuthor: Marjorie Murphy.   As Jerald Podair observes in The Strike That Changed New York, “White teachers viewed the educational system as one that, while flawed, had helped them, and would help anyone wishing to work hard. Black parents saw the system as a failure.”.


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Future scholars of New York history, as well as those who want to understand s American, will find Podair s engrossing and judicious book indispensable. Vincent J. Cannato, New York History An engrossing, astute, and scrupulously fair book on the bitter, school-based racial conflicts that shocked and transformed New York City in the s Cited by: The Strike That Changed New York book.

Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On May 9,junior high school teacher Fred Na /5. The Strike That Changed New York Book Description: On May 9,junior high school teacher Fred Nauman received a letter that would change the history of New York City. On May 9,junior high school teacher Fred Nauman received a letter that would change the history of New York City.

It informed him that he had been fired from his job. Eighteen other educators in the Ocean Hill-Brownsville area of Brooklyn received similar letters that day.

The dismissed educators were white. The local school board that fired them was predominantly African-American. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Strike That Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis by Jerald The Strike That Changed New York book.

Podair at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. “The eruption over the Ocean Hill-Brownsville school district in was a gut-wrenching affair that forever changed the politics of race and liberalism in New York City.

Only with the passage of three decades, and with the arrival of a greatly talented and fair-minded historian, is it possible to begin making sense of what happened.

The Strike That Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis by Jerald E. Podair and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Ina major change occurred in not only New York’s educational system, but also in the U.S.

In the book The Strike That Changed New York, Jerald E. Podair aims to delve into the experiment known as Ocean Hill- Brownsville, that ultimately led to one of the largest teacher strikes in America’s history.

“The eruption over the Ocean Hill-Brownsville school district in was a gut-wrenching affair that forever changed the politics of race and liberalism in New York City. Only with the passage of three decades, and with the arrival of a greatly talented and fair-minded historian, is it possible to begin making sense of what : Yale University Press.

New York Journeyman Tailors' Strike. The first recorded strike in U.S. history happened well before the labor movement began. About two dozen journeyman tailors waged a walkout in to protest a wage reduction, according to Tim McNeese’s book “The Labor Movement: Unionizing America.”.

I want to change the 3 strikes law in New York State particularly NYS Penal Law § and § which are the New York State Persistent Felony Offender Laws. If the Laws were changed I would be a free man today instead of serving a 65 year to life sentence.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Strike That Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis at /5(7). The Strike that Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, and The Ocean Hill-brownsville CrisisPages: Hunter College and the Graduate Center of The City University of New York The Strike That Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis.

By Jerald E. Podair. New Haven: Yale University Press, xi + pp. Brownsville, Brooklyn: Blacks, Jews, and the Changing Face of the Ghetto. By Wendell Pritchett.

On the fiftieth anniversary of the “strike that changed New York,” the Ocean Hill-Brownsville teachers strikes have much to teach us about building a strong anti-racist labor movement made up of both workers and community members.

Police block teachers and students from entering JHS in Ocean Hill-Brownsville on December 3, CUNY. Fifty years ago this month Local No. 6 of the International Typographical Union (I.T.U.), a union confederation known by the nickname the “Big Six,” went to war with New York’s newspaper guild.

As recounted in a delightful conjuring of the union’s famed strike in Vanity Fair, Scott Sherman writes that: The showdown of –63 pitted aro newspaper employees—pressmen.

The crisis that the firings provoked became the most racially divisive moment in the city in more than a century, sparking three teachers' strikes and increasingly angry confrontations between black and white New Yorkers at bargaining tables, on picket lines, and in the streets.

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[P.D.F] The Strike That Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis. The Strike that Changed New York offers UFT members in particular a carefully drawn portrait of events which have largely shaped our present conjuncture and which suggest ways for us to reshape it.

I strongly recommend it to veterans and newcomers alike, working teachers and UFT staffers, supporters and critics of the current leadership.The book is a powerful, sobering tale of racial misunderstanding and fear, a New York story with national implications.

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