“Black San Francisco
The Struggle for Racial Equality in the West, 1900–1954″
ALBERT S. BROUSSARD is associate professor of history at Texas A & M University and author of African-American Odyssey: The Stewarts, 1853-1963, also published by the University Press of Kansas
Black San Francisco is a study of African-Americans in the West. It provides extensive coverage of the city’s black community during the Great Depression and the New Deal, details civil rights activities from 1915 to 1954, and provides extensive biographical material on local black leaders.