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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In November 1961 the Interstate Commerce Commission issued regulations that posters must be put up in all interstate terminals establishing the right of travel without segregation . The Freedom Riders had made a difference .
The program laid out was an Economic Bill of Rights — to guarantee housing integration , provide jobs , and establish a guaranteed annual income for all . The method : to mobilize thousands of poor people — black , white , poor — to ...
1947 1948 tive Order establishing Committee on Civil Rights . First Freedom Rider group sent by CORE on Southern tour . “ To Secure These Rights , ” report attacking racial injustice in the United States , is issued by President's ...
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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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