The Movement: The Civil Rights and the Struggle for Social Justice Suggested Bibliography

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The Movement: The Civil Rights and the Struggle for Social Justice Suggested Bibliography

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SNCC, The New Aboltionist
The New Abolitionists influenced a generation of activists struggling for civil rights and seeking to learn from the successes and failures of those who built the fantastically influential Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. It is considered…

The Autobiography of Malcolm X
The Autobiography of Malcolm X was intended to be a true autobiography, with the name of Alex Haley appearing not at all or as a ghostwriter or as a mere contributor or assistant. However, with the assassination of Malcolm X in Harlem, NY on February…

Freedom Bound: A History of America's Civil Right Movement
In this singe volume, Robert Weisbrot gives a vivid, admirably balanced history of the civil rights movement--from its rise with the Brown decision and the Montgomery bus boycott in the 1950s, through the dramatic sit-ins, freedom rides, marches, and…

Fire In The Streets: America in The 1960's
The most ambitious account of the disruptive decade yet--which encompasses almost all of the furor & conveys almost none of the excitement. Viorst has opted for a chronological scheme, keyed to salient figures, that both spotlights & questions the…

Crisis in Black and White
"Crisis in Black and White is a powerful and unsparing analysis of 'the Negro problem' in America. It is one of the finest books on American society that has appeared in several years. 'The Negro problem' is not something that can be separated from…

"Why Should We March?"
Published in Survey Graphic, which was an American magazine on social and political issues published in the early 20th century. The focus of this article is the March on Washington.

My Soul is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered
African Americans-Civil Rights- Southern States

The Negro Revolt
This book explains the development and meaning of the racial protest sweeping America today. It focuses on the history behind the Freedom Rides, Sit-ins, and prayer marches.

The Black Muslims of America
The formation and development of the Black Muslim movement through its wide-ranging expressions in America today, focusing especially on Louis Farrakhan's movement as the true successor to the original Nation of Islam founded by Elijah Muhammad.
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