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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Their group refused to leave until all of them were served . Soon management began serving all alike . James Farmer , one of CORE's founders , traveled the country to spread the word , and CORE groups formed in other cities .
When the second group of Freedom Riders pulled into Anniston on the other bus , again a mob awaited them . ... Both groups of Freedom Riders wanted to go on , but frightened bus drivers refused to drive them out of Birmingham .
1 . wouldn't be easy to bring so many groups together . The media constantly highlight those racial factors that divide Americans . Those factors are real , but the increasing attention given to them conceals the basic truth that blacks ...
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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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