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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... and more federal jobs were filled by Southerners . By 1878 this “ compromise ” had opened the way for the former Confederates to return to power in the South ... " JIM CROW ” “ Jim Crow ” —that term comes up again and again in this ...
In 1945 it passed America's first fair employment practices law , with enforcement provisions . Dozens of states eventually followed . And one , Connecticut , became the first state to ban Jim Crow in housing .
No Jim Crow law in Montgomery angered blacks more than bus segregation . 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 ...
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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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