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

Front Cover
Penguin Books, 1991 - History - 764 pages
13 Reviews
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

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
7
4 stars
6
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0

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

User Review  - Ryan King - Goodreads

Amazing reading about these stories and seeing/hearing about the same items taking place today. Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

Amazing reading about these stories and seeing/hearing about the same items taking place today. Read full review

Contents

Awakenings 19541956
35
Articles on the Emmett Till Case
37
Coming of Age in Mississippi
41
Copyright

140 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1991)

Clayborne Carson lives in Palo Alto, California.

Bibliographic information