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 which came to represent the common interests of all Americans , regardless of color . FREEDOM was blazoned on the banners of the American Revolution . Yet millions of blacks , for far too long , have had to struggle to be truly free ...
Their colors , their languages , their food , their clothing differed greatly from one another . Nevertheless , to most white Americans , blackness is seen as the color of slavery . What should be remembered is that long before America ...
color . 1938. The University of Missouri is ordered to admit a black college student , Lloyd Gaines , to its law school . 1940. Forced confessions are outlawed . 1944. White primaries ( which stipulated that only whites could vote in ...
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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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