Debating the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1968
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Jan 1, 2006 - History - 227 pages
No other book about the civil rights movement captures the drama and impact of the black struggle for equality better than Debating the Civil Rights Movement, 1945 1968. Two of the most respected scholars of African-American history, Steven F. Lawson and Charles M. Payne, examine the individuals who made the movement a success, both at the highest level of government and in the grassroots trenches. Designed specifically for college and university courses in American history, this is the best introduction available to the glory and agony of these turbulent times. Carefully chosen primary documents augment each essay giving students the opportunity to interpret the historical record themselves and engage in meaningful discussion. In this revised and updated edition, Lawson and Payne have included additional analysis on the legacy of Martin Luther King and added important new documents."
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Review: Debating the Civil Rights Movement, 1945 1968User Review - SUSAN OWEN GLASER - Goodreads
GOOD NARRATIVE OF THOSE WHO WALKED THE NONVIOLENT WALK. THERE SHOILD BE A BOOK SHELF FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITERS!!! Read full review
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payne = <3 spent hours outside a coffee shop taking notes about queer theory in relation to the civil rights movement, it was an amazing afternoon Read full review