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Eyes on the prize civil rights reader documents, speeches and firsthand accounts from the Black freedom struggle, 1954-1990
Eyes on the prize civil rights reader documents, speeches and firsthand accounts from the Black freedom struggle, 1954-1990
Carson Clayborne1991
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Subject: Provides key documents, speeches, and firsthand accounts from the black freedom struggle 1954-1990. Included are the Supreme Court's Brown vs. Board of Education decision in its entirety; speeches by Martin Luther King, Jr., and his famous "Letter from Birmingham City Jail"; an interview with Rosa Parks; selections from "Malcolm X Speaks"; Black Panther Bobby Seale's "Seize the Time"; Ralph Abernathy's controversial "And the Walls Came Tumbling Down"; a piece by Herman Badillo on the infamous Attica prison uprising; addresses by Harold Washington, Jesse Jackson, Nelson Mandela, and more. Introduced by Vincent Harding. Later edition of a reader produced by authors such as David Garrow and Clayboorne Carson. Traces the history of these years through selected newspaper articles, narratives and political documents.
Imprint:
US 1991 Viking
Collation:
Race Relations - History and Ideologies
ISBN:
0670842176
Dewey class:
HI.3.02GARHI.3.02/GAR
Language:
English
BRN:
1836512
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