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Essays on the American Civil Rights Movement

John Dittmer, George C. Wright, W. Marvin Dulaney - Political Science - 1993 - 95 pages
Presents three essays by distinguished scholars.
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The Good Doctors: The Medical Committee for Human Rights and the Struggle ...

John Dittmer - History - 2017 - 344 pages
In the summer of 1964 medical professionals, mostly white and northern, organized the Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) to provide care and support for civil rights ...
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Student Activism and Civil Rights in Mississippi: Protest Politics and the ...

James P. Marshall - Political Science - 2013 - 328 pages
In the 1890s, Mississippi society still drew a sharp line between its African American and white communities by creating a repressive racial system that ensured white supremacy ...
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Freedom Rights: New Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement

Danielle L. McGuire, John Dittmer - History - 2011 - 392 pages
In his seminal article “Freedom Then, Freedom Now,” renowned civil rights historian Steven F. Lawson described his vision for the future study of the civil rights movement ...
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Freedom Summer: A Brief History with Documents

John Dittmer, Jeff Kolnick, Leslie Burl McLemore - History - 2016 - 208 pages
In the summer of 1964 in Mississippi, a coalition of civil rights organizations spread out into black communities across the state to organize a grassroots voter registration ...
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Student Activism and Civil Rights in Mississippi: Protest Politics and the ...

James P. Marshall - History - 2013 - 300 pages
"In 1960, students supporting civil rights moved into Mississippi and challenged white supremacy by encouraging African Americans to reassert the rights guaranteed them under ...
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I've Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi ...

Charles M. Payne - History - 2007 - 525 pages
“With this history of the civil rights movement focusing on Everyman-turned-hero, the commoner as crusader for justice, Payne challenges the old idea that history is the ...
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And Gently He Shall Lead Them: Robert Parris Moses and Civil Rights in ...

Eric Burner - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 308 pages
The meaning of the American Revolution has always been a much-contested question, and asking it is particularly important today: the standard, easily digested narrative puts ...
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