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The Eyes on the prize : civil rights reader : documents, speeches, and firsthand accounts from the Black freedom struggle, 1954-1990

Author: Clayborne Carson
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1991.
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Contains much of the material that is basic to the U.S. civil rights movement, including speeches by Martin Luther King, Jr. & writings by Malcolm X.A remarkable collection of primary sources on the freedom movement in the United States ... An indispensable source for students and teachers who are interested in civil rights in America.
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Genre/Form: History
Quelle
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Eyes on the prize.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1991
(DLC) 91009507
(OCoLC)23213446
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clayborne Carson
OCLC Number: 624376389
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 764 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: We the people: Long journey toward a more perfect union / Vincent Harding --
Awakenings (1954-1956) / Vincent Harding --
Fighting back (1957-1962) / Darlene Clark Hine --
Ain't scared of your jails (1960-1961) / Clayborne Carson --
No easy walk (1961-1963) / David J. Garrow --
Mississippi: Is this America? (1962-1964) / Clayborne Carson --
Bridge to freedom (1965) / David J. Garrow --
We the people: Struggle continues / Vincent Harding --
Time has come (1964-1966) / Clayborne Carson --
Two societies (1965 1968) / Darlene Clark Hine --
Power! (1966-1968) / Gerald Gill --
Promised land (1967-1968) / David J. Garrow --
Ain't gonna shuffle no more (1964-1972) / Gerald Gill --
Nation of law? (1968-1971) / Gerald Gill --
Keys to the kingdom (1974-1980) / Gerald Gill --
Back to the movement (1979-mid 1980s) / Vincent Harding --
About the general editors --
Eyes on the prize civil rights reader: publishing project staff --
Eyes on the prize: Film and publishing project --
Notes on sources --
Index. Awakenings (1954-1956) --
Fighting back (1957-1962) --
Ain't scared of your jails (1960-1961) --
No easy walk (1961-1963) --
Mississippi: is this America? (1962-1964) --
Bridge to freedom (1965) --
The time has come (1964-1966) --
Two societies (1965-1968) --
Power! (1966-1968) --
The promised land (1967-1968) --
Ain't gonna shuffle no more (1964-1972) --
A nation of law? (1968-1971) --
The keys to the kingdom (1974-1980) --
Back to the movement (1979--mid-1980s).
Other Titles: Eyes on the prize civil rights reader.
Responsibility: general editors, Clayborne Carson [and others].

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A record of the American civil rights movement. Included are speeches by Martin Luther King Jr, an interview with Rosa Parks, selections from "Malcolm X Speaks"; Black Panther Bobby Seale's "Seize  Read more...

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