Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968: We Shall Overcome, Some Day

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Mitch Yamasaki
Applewood Books, 2007 - History - 104 pages
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Through a collection of original source documents and the words of those who lived through the era, Civil Rights Movement gives insight into the historic background and significant events of the struggle for equal rights. Professor Mitch Yamasaki examines the context of the movement, and carefully selected materials highlight the history and the legal, political, social, and cultural effects of desegregation, white resistance, the Montgomery bus boycotts, the Little Rock Nine, Freedom Rides, voting rights struggles, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Black Power, and more.

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