A Dream of Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement from 1954 to 1968
A stirring history of the Civil Rights movement in America by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of CARRY ME HOME.
In this history of the modern Civil Rights movement, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Diane McWhorter focuses on the monumental events that occurred between 1954 (the year of Brown versus the Board of Education) and 1968 (the year that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assasinated). Beginning with an overview of the movement since the end of the Civil War, McWhorter also discusses such events as the 1956 MTGS bus boycott, the 1961 Freedom Rides, and the 1963 demonstration in Birmingham, Alabama, among others.
The author uses interviews she conducted personally with
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A DREAM OF FREEDOM: The Civil Rights Movement from 1954 to 1968User Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
This clear-eyed account of the civil-rights movement's most vicious years should be required reading for anyone who thinks that it all began and ended with Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. Using ... Read full review
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