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On the road to freedom : a guided tour of the civil rights trail

Author: Charles E Cobb, Jr.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An award-winning black journalist takes a pilgrimage through the sites and landmarks of the civil rights movement as he journeys to key locales that served as a backdrop to important events of the 1960s, journeying around the country to pay tribute to the people, organizations, and events that transformed America.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biographies
History
Local history
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cobb, Charles E., Jr.
On the road to freedom.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2008
(OCoLC)608437308
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Cobb, Jr.
ISBN: 9781565124394 1565124391
OCLC Number: 132581825
Description: xxv, 388 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Author's note --
ch. 1. My country 'tis of thee : Washington, D.C. --
ch. 2. Up South : Annapolis, Cambridge, and Baltimore, Maryland --
ch. 3. Don't carry me back : Arlington and Alexandria, Richmond, Hampton, Farmville, and Danville, Virginia --
ch. 4. More than a hamburger : Greensboro, Raleigh, and Durham, North Carolina --
ch. 5. I'll overcome : Charleston, Columbia, Rock Hill, Orangeburg, and Clarendon County, South Carolina --
ch. 6. ... On my mind: Atlanta, Albany, and Savannah, Georgia --
ch. 7. Look backward, move forward : Montgomery, Selma, Lowndes County, Perry County, and Birmingham, Alabama --
ch. 8. Don't know how we were so brave : Jackson, Philadelphia, McComb, Greenwood, and Ruleville, Mississippi --
ch. 9. Full circle : Nashville, Knoxville, and Memphis, Tennessee --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Permissions and credits --
Index.
Responsibility: by Charles E. Cobb, Jr.
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