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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I probably felt better on that day than I've ever felt in my life . Seems like a lot of feelings of guilt suddenly left me , and I felt as though I had gained my manhood , and not only gained it , but had developed quite ...
About 5,000 blacks , slave and free , served under Washington's command , most of them in the same fighting units with whites , in both the South and the North . Those who were free had gained that status by various means .
Both the volunteers and the local people gained experience in community organizing . Among the best accomplishments were the voter registration schools , or " freedom schools . ” They used innovative methods to bring black children and ...
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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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