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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Blacks experienced segregation in the schools and neighborhoods , decaying housing milked by white slumlords , discrimination by employers and unions , brutality by the police . In 1914 World War I broke out in Europe .
1955 1956 Supreme Court orders school integration “ with all deliberate speed ” and bans segregation in public recreation facilities . Segregation in buses , waiting rooms , and railroad coaches in interstate travel is banned by ...
ICC prohibits segregation on buses and in terminal facilities . President Kennedy appoints Thurgood Marshall to U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals . Militant Albany Movement uses mass marches on City Hall to protest segregation and ...
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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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