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Students on strike : Jim Crow, civil rights, Brown, and me : a memoir

Author: John A Stokes; Lois Wolfe; Herman J Viola
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at growing up African American in the oppressive conditions of the South and attending segregated schools.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Juvenile works
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stokes, John A., 1931-
Students on strike.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2008
(DLC) 2007034677
(OCoLC)169873143
Named Person: John A Stokes; John A Stokes; John A Stokes
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John A Stokes; Lois Wolfe; Herman J Viola
OCLC Number: 841465599
Description: 1 online resource (127 pages, [4] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Fear makes me hide --
Growing up rich in spirit --
School days --
Life in the Jim Crow South --
Beating the system --
Lessons from Ned --
The sky did not fall --
Separate but never equal --
Our Manhattan project --
There's a riot at the school --
Taking care of business --
Don't give up --
Uncharted waters --
A skittish night --
Cover me --
Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County --
Massive resistance --
Standing on shoulders.
Other Titles: Jim Crow, civil rights, Brown, and me
Responsibility: by John A. Stokes with Lois Wolfe and Herman J. Viola.
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Told in Stokes' own words, the story vividly conveys how his passion for learning helped set in motion one of the most powerful movements in American history, resulting in the desegregation of  Read more...

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