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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He called for a boycott on foreign goods , a refusal to attend governmental schools , and a refusal to pay taxes . All these activites were to be carried on without violence . Gandhi's principle of peaceful , nonviolent resistance to ...
She called E. D. Nixon for help . He was a leader of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and of the state NAACP as well . He bailed her out . The next morning , he phoned Ralph Abernathy , pastor of the First Baptist Church of ...
Like Mississippi , it had a reputationbloody , frightening — as a terrible place for black people . Some called the city “ Bombingham ” because whites had always been ready to destroy any black movement toward civil rights and freedom .
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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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