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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tors gathered , winging clubs against anyone in sight , demonstrators or onlookers . Again , attack dogs were loosed against fleeing boys and girls . Again , firemen with high - pressure hoses blasted blacks against buildings and swept ...
In the ten weeks after the demonstrations in Birmingham , there were over 750 demonstrations in seventyfive Southern cities , with some 3,000 people arrested . By the end of 1963 , protests had taken place in 800 cities across the ...
In the two days following Bloody Sunday , there were demonstrations in more than eighty cities protesting the violence and calling for passage of a voting rights act . On March 9 there was another march , led by King .
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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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