There Comes a Time: The Struggle for Civil Rights
Random House, 2000 - 193 Seiten
Denver turned 150 just a few years ago--not too shabby for a city so down on its luck in 1868 that Cheyenne boosters deemed it "too dead to bury." Still, most of the city's history is a recent memory: Denver's entire story spans just two human lifetimes.
In Denver Inside and Out, eleven authors illustrate how pioneers built enduring educational, medical, and transportation systems; how Denver's social and political climate contributed to the elevation of women; how Denver residents wrestled with-and exploited-the city's natural features; and how diverse cultural groups became an essential part of the city's fabric. By showing how the city rose far above its humble roots, the authors illuminate the many ways that Denver residents have never stopped imagining a great city.
Published in time for the opening of the new History Colorado Center in Denver in 2012, Denver Inside and Out hints at some of the social, economic, legal, and environmental issues that Denverites will have to consider over the next 150 years. Finalist for the 2012 Colorado Book Awards
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They made up about twothirds of the city's bus riders . They were forced to put up
with humiliating rules , such as that they board the bus in the back , sit in the back
of the bus , and give up their seats to any whites who were standing . A boycott ...
Both city and bus officials expected the boycott to fizzle out in a short while . But it
went on day after day , week after week . The bus company and the city could not
help but feel the effect of 42,000 people refusing to ride city buses . Finally ...
Then , from behind , with no warning , the sheriff's deputies and city police , all
armed and some on horseback , attacked them with tear gas , clubs , whips , and
electric cattle prods . The screaming , bleeding marchers fled for their lives , the ...
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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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