The Resource Bearing the cross: : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference,, David J. Garrow, (ebook)

Bearing the cross: : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference,, David J. Garrow, (ebook)

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Bearing the cross: : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference,
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Bearing the cross:
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Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference,
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David J. Garrow
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eng
Summary
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize: The definitive biography of Martin Luther King Jr. In this monumental account of the life of Martin Luther King Jr., professor and historian David Garrow traces King's evolution from young pastor who spearheaded the 195556 bus boycott of Montgomery, Alabama, to inspirational leader of America's civil rights movement. Based on extensive research and more than seven hundred interviews, with subjects including Andrew Young, Jesse Jackson, and Coretta Scott King, Garrow paints a multidimensional portrait of a charismatic figure driven by his strong moral obligation to lead-and of the toll this calling took on his life. Bearing the Cross provides a penetrating account of King's spiritual development and his crucial role at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, whose protest campaigns in Birmingham and Selma, Alabama, led to enactment of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965. ̀This comprehensive yet intimate study reveals the deep sense of mission King felt to serve as an unrelenting crusader against prejudice, inequality, and violence, and his willingness to sacrifice his own life on behalf of his beliefs. Written more than twenty-five years ago, Bearing the Cross remains an unparalleled examination of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and the legacy of the civil rights movement
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Midwest
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Garrow, David J
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  • 323.40924
  • B
  • 323.4 092 4
  • B
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Baptists
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • United States
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adult
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Bearing the cross: : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference,, David J. Garrow, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781504011525
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11556195
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11556195
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Bearing the cross: : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference,, David J. Garrow, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504011525
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11556195
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11556195
System control number
MWT11556195
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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