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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But it soon became clear that few white Southerners paid any attention . To make sure blacks stayed in their place , many communities set aside “ white ” and “ colored ” seats in public places and on public transportation .
If hope for a better life slowly rose out of this change , it was strengthened spiritually by what became known as the Harlem Renaissance . Young African American artists and writers , centering in that part of New York City , entered ...
King became the first passenger to ride an integrated city bus in Montgomery , Alabama . Soon after , early in 1957 , in the wake of the successful bus boycott , King and other activist ministers founded the Southern Christian ...
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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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