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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Even children , at the brink of starvation , have been deprived of assistance by the callous and discriminatory acts of Mississippi officials administering Federal funds . All this affronts the conscience of the Nation .
They helped to build the new integrated political organization meant to challenge the legitimacy of the allwhite official Democratic Party in Mississippi . That August in Atlantic City , where the Democrats held their presidential ...
Freedom Riders on bus trip through South attacked , bombed , burned , arrested in Alabama and Mississippi . ICC prohibits segregation on buses and in terminal facilities . President Kennedy appoints Thurgood Marshall to U.S. Circuit ...
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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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