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Lay Bare the Heart : an Autobiography of the Civil Rights Movement.

Author: James Farmer
Publisher: College Station : TCU Press, 2013.
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Texas native James Farmer is one of the "Big Four" of the turbulent 1960s civil rights movement, along with Martin Luther King Jr., Roy Wilkins, and Whitney Young. Farmer might be called the forgotten man of the movement, overshadowed by Martin Luther King Jr., who was deeply influenced by Farmer's interpretation of Gandhi's concept of nonviolent protest. Born in Marshall, Texas, in 1920, the son of a preacher,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Farmer, James.
Lay Bare the Heart : An Autobiography of the Civil Rights Movement.
College Station : TCU Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Farmer
ISBN: 9780875655208 0875655203
OCLC Number: 850080282
Description: 1 online resource (370 pages)

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Texas native James Farmer is one of the "Big Four" of the turbulent 1960s civil rights movement, along with Martin Luther King Jr., Roy Wilkins, and Whitney Young. Farmer might be called the forgotten man of the movement, overshadowed by Martin Luther King Jr., who was deeply influenced by Farmer's interpretation of Gandhi's concept of nonviolent protest. Born in Marshall, Texas, in 1920, the son of a preacher, Farmer grew up with segregated movie theaters and "White Only" drinking fountains. This background impelled him to found the Congress of Racial Equality in 1942. That same y.

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