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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And in December 1960 it had ruled that segregation in station rooms , waiting rooms , and lunch rooms was illegal too . But would that decision be enforced ? CORE decided to test the new ruling with a " Freedom Ride .
Riders , black and white , integrated waiting rooms and lunch counters successfully and usually without incident . In South Carolina , however , two of the Riders were beaten by a white mob , and the next day two others were arrested at ...
Segregation in buses , waiting rooms , and railroad coaches in interstate travel is banned by Interstate Commerce Commission . Emmet Till , fourteen , is kidnapped and lynched in Mississippi . Bus boycott begins in Montgomery , Alabama ...
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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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