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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CORE decided to test the new ruling with a " Freedom Ride . ... As their buses rolled south through Virginia and North Carolina , the Freedom Riders , black and white , integrated waiting rooms and 88 THERE COMES A TIME.
Riders , black and white , integrated waiting rooms and lunch counters successfully and usually without incident . In South Carolina , however , two of the Riders were beaten by a white mob , and the next day two others were arrested at ...
bers , continued the Freedom Ride from Birmingham . But only after federal authorities assured the bus company of protection . The new Riders were arrested and jailed in Mississippi for trying to integrate bus stations .
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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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