The Civil Rights Movement
Greenwood Press, 1998 - 226 Seiten
The essays are designed to be clear and engaging; they capture the conflict and drama of the Civil Rights movement as they present an analysis of its main features. Following a narrative overview of the movement, five analytical essays address these topics: the origins of the movement; the Civil Rights movement in Mississippi; the fight for legal equality, with a discussion aimed at fostering a better understanding of the current debate over affirmative action; the role played by women in the movement; and an analysis of the legacy of the civil rights protests of the 1950s and 1960s. These essays are followed by biographical profiles of 20 civil rights activists, from Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X to Ella Jo Baker and Bayard Rustin. The guide includes 15 primary documents, ranging from addresses by Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson, to speeches by Martin Luther King, Jr., Stokley Carmichael, Malcolm X, and George Wallace. A selection of photos complements the text. This one-stop reference source offers not only a starting point for students research but analysis that raises issues still being debated today.
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Invariably the rhetoric and actions of black power advocates led to showdowns
with the police and repressive counterattacks on them by federal and local
authorities . The FBI , which had already embarked on a mission to discredit King
One evening , after sitting in the previously all - white section of the theater , the
McGhee boys were attacked by a mob . During this time shots were routinely fired
into their home . After arguing with a police officer , Silas McGhee was shot in ...
her way into the station , smacked a police officer in the eye , and demanded to
see her son . Bob Zellner recalls : She says , “ I come down here to get my son ,
Jake . " He ( the police officer ) says , “ You can't go in there " and she says “
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