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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The city's mayor telegrammed the President to say that Faubus was behind the mob violence and had helped organize it . As the situation grew more violent , the mayor again wired the President , begging for federal troops to take control ...
In the two days following Bloody Sunday , there were demonstrations in more than eighty cities protesting the violence and calling for passage of a voting rights act . On March 9 there was another march , led by King .
Did it mean violence would enter the peaceful and affluent suburbs ? “ To that extent , ” wrote the historians William Chafe and Harvard Sitkoff , “ Black Power helped to polarize the races , sanction the cult of violence , fuel the ...
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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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