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

Author: Diane McWhorter
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Elementary and junior high school : English
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In this history of the modern Civil Rights movement, the author focuses on the monumental events that occurred between 1954 (the year of Brown v. the Board of Education) and 1968 (the year that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Diane McWhorter
OCLC Number: 58800706
Notes: Originally published: New York : Scholastic, c2004.
Target Audience: [Grade 3 and up].
Description: Sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: 1954: Brown v. the board of education --
1955: Emmett Till; Montgomery bus boycott --
1957: Little Rock --
1960: Sit-Ins --
1961: Freedom rides; Albany movement --
1962: Ole Miss --
1963: Birmingham; Stand in the schoolhouse door; Second emancipation proclamation; March on Washington; Birmingham church bombing; Beloved community --
1964: Mississippi freedom Summer --
1965: Selma; Malcolm X; Watts --
1966: Black power and the Meredith March; Chicago; Black Panthers --
1968: Memphis; Epilogue, the unfinished work.
Responsibility: Diane McWhorter ; foreword by Fred Shuttlesworth.

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In this history of the modern Civil Rights movement, the author focuses on the monumental events that occurred between 1954 (the year of Brown v. the Board of Education) and 1968 (the year that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. 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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