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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The next morning , he phoned Ralph Abernathy , pastor of the First Baptist Church of Montgomery , and suggested a one - day boycott of city buses . No Jim Crow law in Montgomery angered blacks more than bus segregation .
The city of Montgomery appealed . But the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously upheld the lower court's decision on November 13 , 1956. And five weeks later , the ruling took effect . The mayor said he would obey the desegregation law ...
1 1 So a third march from Selma to Montgomery began , on March 21. This time it was a triumphal celebration . A safe passage was guaranteed by President Johnson , who had called the Alabama National Guard into federal service .
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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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