The Resource On the road to freedom: : a guided tour of the civil rights trail, (ebook)

On the road to freedom: : a guided tour of the civil rights trail, (ebook)

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On the road to freedom: : a guided tour of the civil rights trail
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On the road to freedom:
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a guided tour of the civil rights trail
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eng
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This in-depth look at the civil rights movement goes to the places where pioneers of the movement marched, sat-in at lunch counters, gathered in churches; where they spoke, taught, and organized; where they were arrested, where they lost their lives, and where they triumphed. Award-winning journalist Charles E. Cobb Jr., a former organizer and field secretary for SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee), knows the journey intimately. He guides us through Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee, back to the real grassroots of the movement. He pays tribute not only to the men and women etched into our national memory but to local people whose seemingly small contributions made an impact. We go inside the organizations that framed the movement, travel on the "Freedom Rides" of 1961, and hear first-person accounts about the events that inspired Brown vs. Board of Education. An essential piece of American history, this is also a useful travel guide with maps, photographs, and sidebars of background history, newspaper coverage, and firsthand interviews
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Midwest
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Cobb, Charles E.
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323.1196/073
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non fiction
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  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • African American civil rights workers
  • African Americans
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • United States
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adult
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On the road to freedom: : a guided tour of the civil rights trail, (ebook)
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9781616202262
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MWT11689742
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On the road to freedom: : a guided tour of the civil rights trail, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616202262
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11689742
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11689742
System control number
MWT11689742
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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