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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They wanted their daughter to be able to attend a white school four blocks from their home rather than having to go twenty - one blocks to ... and textbooks in black schools were more decrepit and underfinanced than in white schools .
In 1955 , the Court , under intense pressure from Southerners , ordered all schools to proceed with desegregation “ with all deliberate speed . ” It meant local schools could work out their own desegregation plans to suit their own ...
Among the best accomplishments were the voter registration schools , or " freedom schools . ” They used innovative methods to bring black children and often their parents too the kind of empowering knowledge their own schools never ...
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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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