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If your back's not bent : the role of the Citizenship Education Program in the civil rights movement

Author: Dorothy F Cotton
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Director of the Citizenship Education Program, Dorothy Cotton, recounts the accomplishments of the program and her experiences in the civil rights movement.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dorothy F Cotton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy F Cotton
ISBN: 9780743296830 0743296834 9780743296847 0743296842 9781439187425 1439187428
OCLC Number: 741542585
Description: xxi, 323 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Sharing the prize --
When the spark was lit --
"There's your ready girl" --
People get ready, there's a "change" a-comin' --
Meeting Dr. King --
Grew like Topsy --
Why not you? --
"The cobwebs commenced a-movin' from my brain" --
The reason I sing this song --
The essence of nonviolence is love --
Dr. King and the team of wild horses --
On into the twentieth century via Birmingham --
"The spirit was movin' all over this land" --
Growing challenges to our approach in working for change --The King is dead! What in the world do I do now? --
After the assassination --
Legacy: revisiting the Dorchester Center --
Epilogue: going forward in the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: Dorothy F. Cotton.

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Director of the Citizenship Education Program, Dorothy Cotton, recounts the accomplishments of the program and her experiences in the civil rights movement.

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