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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Lynchers drove cars , spectators used cameras , out - of - town visitors arrived on specially chartered excursion trains , and the towns and counties in which these horrifying events happened had newspapers , telegraph offices ...
Only six months after the war's ending , a mob attempted to lynch blacks in Columbia , Tennessee , a small town of 8,000 whites and 3,000 blacks . A white store owner had slapped the mother of a black Navy veteran , James Stephenson .
Southern whites in those days liked to say that they lived in a good town , a “ peaceful ” town . Peaceful because no black had yet challenged the system of segregation and discrimination . But peace — never universal , always only on ...
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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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