The Eyes on the prize: civil rights reader : documents, speeches, and firsthand accounts from the Black freedom struggle, 1954-1990

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Penguin Books, 1991 - History - 764 pages
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"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 Univ.The Eyes on the Prize Reader brings together the most comprehensive anthology of primary sources available, spanning the entire history of the Civil Rights Movement."A remarkable collection...Indispensable."-William H. Harris, Texas Southern Univ.

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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

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About the author (1991)

Clayborne Carson, professor at Stanford University, is the author of The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the awardwinning In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s. He is the director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute and the Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project, a long-term project to edit and publish King s letters, speeches, and writings.