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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Intermittent rioting followed . Other riots have taken place in Portsmouth , Virginia , and Chattanooga , Tennessee . There have been mass arrests in many Southern cities . ” Most sit - in leaders followed the pattern of nonviolent.
For six days , there was terrible rioting in that black section of Los Angeles . It was the explosion that for years some ... Riots broke out in New York , Cleveland , Chicago , South Bend , Jacksonville ... In 1967 riots erupted again ...
But do riots do any good ? John Lewis , chairman of SNCC at the time , and later a congressman from Georgia , said that rioting on this scale “ frightened me . Rioting is not a movement . It is not an act of civil disobedience .
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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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