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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Reporters were kicked and beaten while police stood by . The Bates home was bombed , sprayed with bullets at night , its windows smashed , and crosses burned on the lawn . This was the first time a Southern governor had used state ...
The driver gets out of the bus and waits for police to show up . “ As I sat there , ” Parks recalled , “ I tried not to think about what might happen . I knew that anything was possible . I could be manhandled or beaten .
Thousands of children and youth marched in the streets , against swinging clubs and snarling police dogs and jets of fire hoses that swept them off their feet and hurled them into the distance . For five days running , the TV scenes of ...
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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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