This Day in Civil Rights History

This Day in Civil Rights History

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A unique catalog of historic civil rights events, This Day in Civil Rights History details the struggles, sacrifices, and triumphs on the road to equal rights for all U.S. citizens. From the Quakers_ 17th-century antislavery resolution, to slave uprisings during the Civil War, to the infamous Orangeburg Massacre in 1968, and beyond, authors Horace Randall Williams and Ben Beard present a vivid collection of 366 events_one for every day of the year plus Leap Day_chronicling African Americans_ battle for human dignity and self-determination.Every day of the year has witnessed significant events in the struggle for civil rights. This Day in Civil Rights History is an illuminating collection of these cultural turning points.
Publisher: Montgomery, AL : NewSouth Books, c2009
ISBN: 9781588382412
Branch Call Number: 323.1196 W675t 2009
Characteristics: 405 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Beard, Ben 1977-


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