A dream of freedom: the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968

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Scholastic,
Pub. Date:
c2004.
Language:
English
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A stirring history of the Civil Rights movement in America by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of CARRY ME HOME. In this history of the modern Civil Rights movement, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Diane McWhorter focuses on the monumental events that occurred between 1954 (the year of Brown versus the Board of Education) and 1968 (the year that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assasinated). Beginning with an overview of the movement since the end of the Civil War, McWhorter also discusses such events as the 1956 MTGS bus boycott, the 1961 Freedom Rides, and the 1963 demonstration in Birmingham, Alabama, among others. The author uses interviews she conducted personally with
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9780439576789
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MG
Level 9.1, 7 Points
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1220L
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subject_facet African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature, Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
title_display A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968
title_full A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968 / Diane McWhorter ; foreword by Fred Shuttlesworth
title_short A dream of freedom :
title_sub the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968
topic_facet African Americans, Civil rights, Civil rights movements, History