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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12 Ain't Scared of Your Jail ! A WAVE OF VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVES swept across the South . Why had it been so difficult for blacks to register and vote ? Take Selma , Alabama . At that time , out of 15,000 blacks of voting age in the ...
The communities knew too that King himself would lead marches and go to jail . The staff of the SCLC , his organization , could offer experienced help to those new to the movement . So in the small town of Albany , Georgia , where ...
At the close of these two days of demonstration nearly 1,300 blacks were in jail . On the morning of May 6 , leaflets handed out near black schools urged all the students : “ Fight for freedom first . Then go to school .
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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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