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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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

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

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This volume is one of several produced in conjunction with the 14-part PBS Eyes on the Prize television series. It is a collection of over 100 court decisions, speeches, interviews, and other ... Read full review


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Clayborne Carson lives in Palo Alto, California.

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