There Comes a Time: The Struggle for Civil Rights
Random House, 2000 - 193 Seiten
Historian, scholar, and award-winning author Milton Meltzer outlines the struggle of African Americans for "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness," starting with the landing of the first slave ships on colonial shores. How did over 300 years of slavery, segregation, and Jim Crow laws come to an end in the civil rights movement of the 1960s? What was achieved, and what are the problems still facing us today?
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As lecturer , editor , writer , and organizer , he earned the leadership of African Americans in their struggle to emancipate themselves . The abolitionists , rapidly growing in number now , had the double task of rescuing slaves ...
Young African American artists and writers , centering in that part of New York City , entered one of their most productive periods . They celebrated their roots in Africa , attacked racial oppression , freed themselves from white ...
Speaking on the first night of the Montgomery bus boycott in December 1955 , Martin Luther King , Jr. , gave voice to African Americans frustrated by more than 300 years of injustice . The Declaration of Independence promised life ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - kharding - LibraryThing
This book discusses the struggle for Civil Rights over a much longer time period than other books on this topic. Starting with a chapter titled "We Don't Serve Negroes" which addresses the beginning ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
THERE COMES A TIME: The Struggle for Civil RightsNutzerbericht - Kirkus
An accessible and vivid outline of the events that led to changes in civil rights in the US from 1940 through 1968. Starting with slavery, Meltzer (Ten Queens, 1998, etc.) traces the unjust attitudes ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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