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This day in civil rights history

Williams, Randall

This day in civil rights history

by Williams, Randall

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Published by NewSouth Books in Montgomery .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Chronology,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Miscellanea,
  • Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Chronology,
  • Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Miscellanea,
  • United States -- Race relations -- History -- Chronology,
  • United States -- Race relations -- History -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHorace Randall Williams and Ben Beard.
    GenreChronology, Miscellanea
    ContributionsBeard, Ben, 1977-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.61 .W7375 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23207693M
    ISBN 101588382419
    ISBN 109781588382412
    LC Control Number2009014643
    OCLC/WorldCa316835698

      In his new photography book, North of Dixie: Civil Rights an entry point to this history. The result, a page book that contains approximately photographs, is Author: Jackie Mansky. The civil rights movement came to national prominence in the United States during the mids and continued to challenge racial segregation and discrimination through the s. Many organizations, notably the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), headed by Martin Luther King, Jr., the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), and the Student Nonviolent .

      Law professor Adam Winkler says that in the past years, businesses have gone to court claiming constitutional rights that were originally intended for people. His new book is We the Corporations.   A More Beautiful and Terrible History will change our historical frame, revealing the richness of our civil rights legacy, the uncomfortable mirror it holds to the nation, and the crucial work that remains to be done. Winner of the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize .

      The lure of this more palliative version of mid-century civil rights history is precisely what Jeanne Theoharis, a professor of political science at the City University of New York–Brooklyn College, contends with in her new book, A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights this terse and straightforward volume, Author: Brandon Tensley. Frequently, while watching the nightly national news about the civil rights movement and all that was taking place in the South (i.e. sit-ins, marches, voter registration, etc.), he would tell me and my siblings about his life experiences as a young boy growing up in Hazlehurst, Miss., during the s, ’30s, and ’40s and as a man serving.


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