*"Ch. 3: The Myths of Coalition," from BLACK POWER: THE POLITICS OF LIBERATION IN AMERICA by Stokely Carmichael and Charles Hamilton. Copyright © 1967 by Stokely Carmichael and Charles Hamilton. Used by permission of Random House, Inc. This article is reprinted with original spelling and grammar intact.
1. Bayard Rustin, "Black Power and Coalition Politics," Commentary (September, 1966).
2. Chapter IV will be devoted to a case study of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party as a classic example of what can happen when black people rely on their white political "allies."
3. Selig Perlman, "The Basic Philosophy of the American Labor Movement," Annals of the American Academy of Political & Social Science, Vol. 274 (1951), pp. 57-63.
4. Francis Carney, The Rise of the Democratic Clubs in California, Eagleton Institute Cases in Practical Politics. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1959.
5. Tom Watson, "The Negro Question in the South," Arena, Vol. 6 (1892), p. 548.
6. "The City Must Provide. South Atlanta: The Forgotten Community," Atlanta Civic Council, 1963.
7. Myrna Bain, "Organized Labor and the Negro Worker," National Review (June 4, 1963), p. 455.
8. "Labor-Negro Division Widens," Business Week (July 9, 1960), p. 79.
9. Bain, op. cit.
10. "Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole Number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three-fifths of all other Persons."
* Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince and the Discourses, New York: Random House (Modern Library), 1950, p. 84.
11. Saul Alinsky speaking at the 1967 Legal Defense Fund Convocation in New York City, May 18, 1967.