Table of contents for Against the odds : scholars who challenged racism in the twentieth century / edited by Benjamin P. Bowser and Louis Kushnick with Paul Grant.

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   Introduction: Moving the Race Mountain 1

 1. A World Libertarian:John GloverJackson  20

 2. Portrait of a Liberation Scholar:John Henrik Clarke 27

 3. A Lifetime of Inquiry: Frank SnowdenJr. 41

 4. Writing about African Americans in American History: The
   Career of John Hope Franklin 63

 5. Studies of the African Diaspora: The Work and Reflections of
    St. Clair Drake 86

 6. Blending Scholarship with Public Service: Robert C. Weaver  111

 7. Pursuing Fieldwork in African American Communities: Some
    Personal Reflections of Hylan Lewis 123

 8. An Architect of Social Change: Kenneth B. Clark 147

 9. Personal Reflections on W. E. B. Du Bois: The Person, Scholar,
    and Activist, by Herbert Aptheker and Fay Aptheker  158

10. Vindication in Speaking Truth to Power: Herbert Aptheker 193

11. Catching History on the Wing: A. Sivanandan as Activist, Teacher,
    and Rebel, by Louis Kushnick and Paul Grant 227

   Conclusion: Of Jim Crow Old and New 243