Burnley "Rocky" Jones revolutionary : an autobiography

Details:

  • Author: Jones, Burnley
    Contributor: Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association; Walker, James W. St. G.
    Date:
    Issued
    2017
    Summary:

    Born and raised in Truro, Nova Scotia, Burnley "Rocky" Jones is one of Canada's most important figures of social justice. Often referred to as Canada's Stokely Carmichael, Jones was tirelessly dedicated to student movements, peace activism, Black Power, anti-racism, women's liberation and human rights reform. He was a leader in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, brought the Black Panthers to Canada, taught at Dalhousie and founded his own law firm. This autobiography tells the story of Jones's inimitable life and his accomplishments.

    Publisher: Halifax, NS, Fernwood Publishing
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781552668283
    Collection(s)/Series: Atlantic Canadian collection