Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
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In the 1930’s, Harlem joined together to participate in a “Don’t Buy Where You Can’t Work” campaign, to gain agency in their community. Store owners and legal decisions would block these efforts. This work explores the failure of this movement’s impact on the Riot of 1935.
Anderson, Christie, "“Don’t Buy Where You Can’t Work:” Protest and Riot in Harlem, 1932 -1935" (2019). CUNY Academic Works.