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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Since 1961 a group of SNCC workers had been building a base in the town of McComb . Robert Moses was their leader . A Harvard - educated schoolteacher from Harlem , his hope was to create a model for community organization that could be ...
The media , intrigued by how this was done , gave SNCC the kind of publicity its earlier efforts had not received . Robert Moses concluded that if even larger numbers of white college students from the North came in to help , it would ...
In November , when SNCC met to assess the results , many blacks argued it was time for SNCC to go it alone . They believed “ if we are to proceed towards true liberation , we must cut ourselves off from white people .
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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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