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Voices of freedom : an oral history of the civil rights movement from the 1950s through the 1980s

Author: Henry Hampton; Steve Fayer; Sarah Flynn
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, ©1990.
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Eyewitness accounts of three decades of civil rights history.
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Genre/Form: History
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Voices of freedom.
New York : Bantam Books, ©1990
(OCoLC)556411531
Online version:
Voices of freedom.
New York : Bantam Books, ©1990
(OCoLC)608771885
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Hampton; Steve Fayer; Sarah Flynn
ISBN: 0553057340 9780553057348
OCLC Number: 20628084
Description: xxviii, 692 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Emmett Till, 1955: "I wanted the whole world to see" --
Montgomery bus boycott, 1955-1956: "Like a revival starting" --
Little Rock crisis, 1957-1958: "I had cracked the wall" --
Student sit-ins in Nashville, 1960: "Badge of honor" --
Freedom rides, 1961: "Sticks and bricks" --
Albany, Georgia, 1961-1962: "Mother lode" --
James Meredith enters Ole Miss, 1962: "Things would never be the same" --
Birmingham, 1963: "Something has got to change" --
Organizing in Mississippi, 1961-1963: "The reality of what we were doing hit me" --
March on Washington, 1963: "They voted with their feet" --
Sixteenth Street Church bombing, 1963: "You realized how intense the opposition was" --
Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964: "Representation and the right to participate" --
Selma, 1965: "Troopers, advance" --
Malcolm X (1925-1965): "Our own black shining prince!" --
Lowndes County Freedom Organization, 1965-1966: "Vote for the Panther, then go home" --
Meredith march, 1966: "Hit them now" --
Chicago, 1966: "Chicago was a symbol" --
Muhammad Ali, 1964-1967: "I am the greatest" --
King and Vietnam, 1965-1967: "His philosophy made it impossible not to take a stand" --
Birth of the Black Panthers, 1966-1967: "We wanted control" --
Detroit, 1967: "Inside most black people there was a time bomb" --
Election of Carl Stokes: "We had to be organized" --
Howard University, 1967-1968: "You saw the silhouette of her Afro" --
King's last crusade, 1967-1968: "We've got some difficult days ahead" --
Resurrection City, 1968: "The end of a major battle" --
Ocean Hill-Brownsville, 1967-1968: "Everything became more political" --
Black Panthers, 1968-1969: "How serious and deadly the game" --
Attica and prisoners' rights, 1971: "There's always time to die" --
Gary convention, 1972: "Unity without uniformity" --
Busing in Boston, 1974-1976: "As if some alien was coming into the school" --
Atlanta and affirmative action, 1973-1980: "Politics of inclusion" --
Epilogue: From Miami to America's future.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Henry Hampton and Steve Fayer with Sarah Flynn.
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