The Eyes on the Prize: Civil Rights Reader : Documents, Speeches, and Firsthand Accounts from the Black Freedom Struggle, 1954-1990

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Clayborne Carson
Viking Penguin Books, 1991 - History - 764 pages
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The Eyes on the Prize Civil Rights Reader brings together the most comprehensive anthology of primary sources available, spanning the entire history of the American civil rights movement.

“An important volume for students and professionals who wish to grasp the basic nature of the civil rights movement and how it changed America in fundamental ways.” —Aldon Morris, Northwestern University

“A remarkable collection . . . Indispensable.” —William H. Harris, Texas Southern University

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Review: The Eyes on the Prize Civil Rights Reader: Documents, Speeches, and Firsthand Accounts from the Black Freedom Struggle

User Review  - Mary Alice - Goodreads

A large amount of reading for one semester but through this book I learned many things that I didn't know about the civil rights movement. Read full review

Review: The Eyes on the Prize Civil Rights Reader: Documents, Speeches, and Firsthand Accounts from the Black Freedom Struggle

User Review  - Arthur Kyriazis - Goodreads

essential historical & legal background. also a classroom sourcebook. for those in debate & speech, excellent source for quotations & value props. Read full review

Contents

prologue
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CHAPTER
35
Speech by Martin Luther King Jr at Holt Street Baptist
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Copyright

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Clayborne Carson lives in Palo Alto, California.

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