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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They were forced to leave their homeland . From the fifteenth century into the nineteenth century about twenty million people were captured , bought , or kidnapped in Africa by European , Arab , and American slave traders .
They were forced to put up with humiliating rules , such as that they board the bus in the back , sit in the back of the bus , and give up their seats to any whites who were standing . A boycott - refusal to do business with the bus ...
And soon after , he hurled Selma into the headlines again by arresting 160 teenagers and herding them on a forced run of some two miles out into the countryside , with his deputies using clubs and cattle prods to keep the youngsters ...
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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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