The Resource A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968, Diane McWhorter ; foreword by Fred Shuttlesworth

A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968, Diane McWhorter ; foreword by Fred Shuttlesworth

Label
A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968
Title
A dream of freedom
Title remainder
the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968
Statement of responsibility
Diane McWhorter ; foreword by Fred Shuttlesworth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this history of the modern Civil Rights movement, the author focuses on the monumental events that occurred between 1954 (the year of Brown v. the Board of Education) and 1968 (the year that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated). 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 ..." -- Publisher description
Awards note
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2005
Cataloging source
VVW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McWhorter, Diane
Dewey number
323.1196/0730904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.M4795 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • United States
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968, Diane McWhorter ; foreword by Fred Shuttlesworth
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-158) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: What one must do -- Introduction: The mysterious ways of history -- Prologue: The world unmade by the movement -- Brown v. the Board of Education -- Emmett Till -- The Montgomery bus boycott -- Little Rock -- The sit-ins -- The Freedom Rides -- The Albany Movement -- Ole Miss -- Birmingham -- Stand in the schoolhouse door -- The Second Emancipation Proclamation -- The March on Washington -- The Birmingham church bombing -- The beloved community -- Mississippi Freedom Summer -- Selma -- Malcolm X -- Watts -- Black Power and the Meredith March -- Chicago -- The Black Panthers -- Memphis -- Epilogue: The unfinished work
Dimensions
25 x 28 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780439576789
Lccn
2006299509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55998388
  • (OCoLC)ocm55998388
Label
A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968, Diane McWhorter ; foreword by Fred Shuttlesworth
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-158) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: What one must do -- Introduction: The mysterious ways of history -- Prologue: The world unmade by the movement -- Brown v. the Board of Education -- Emmett Till -- The Montgomery bus boycott -- Little Rock -- The sit-ins -- The Freedom Rides -- The Albany Movement -- Ole Miss -- Birmingham -- Stand in the schoolhouse door -- The Second Emancipation Proclamation -- The March on Washington -- The Birmingham church bombing -- The beloved community -- Mississippi Freedom Summer -- Selma -- Malcolm X -- Watts -- Black Power and the Meredith March -- Chicago -- The Black Panthers -- Memphis -- Epilogue: The unfinished work
Dimensions
25 x 28 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9780439576789
Lccn
2006299509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55998388
  • (OCoLC)ocm55998388

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