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  • While the World Watched : A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Comes of Age during the Civil Rights Movement

    On September 15, 1963, a Klan-planted bomb went off in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Fourteen-year-old Carolyn Maull was just a few feet away when the bomb exploded, killing four of her friends in the girl's restroom she had just exited. It was one of the seminal moments in the Civil Rights movement, a sad day in American history . . . and the turning point in a young girl's life.While the World Watched is a poignant and gripping eyewitness account of life in the Jim Crow South: from the bombings, riots, and assassinations to the historic
    Newspaper Articles During The Civil Rights Movement
    On September 15, 1963, a Klan-planted bomb went off in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Fourteen-year-old Carolyn Maull was just a few feet away when the bomb exploded, killing four of her friends in the girl’s restroom she had just exited. It was one of the seminal moments in the Civil Rights movement, a sad day in American history . . . and the turning point in a young girl’s life.While the World Watched is a poignant and gripping eyewitness account of life in the Jim Crow South: from the bombings, riots, and assassinations to the historic

    • UPC: 23961635
    • Rating: 4.0

  • The King Years : Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement

    "Selections from the America in the King years trilogy with new introductions by the
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    The essential moments of the Civil Rights Movement are set in historical context by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the magisterial America in the King Years trilogy—Parting the Waters; Pillar of Fire; and At Canaan’s Edge.Taylor Branch, author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning America in the King Years trilogy, presents selections from his monumental work that recount the essential moments of the Civil Rights Movement. A masterpiece of storytelling on race and democracy, violence and nonviolence, The King Years delivers riveting tales of everyday heroes whose stories inspire us still. Here is the full sweep of an era that transformed America

    • UPC: 22220785
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Emmett Till : The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement

    A gripping reexamination of the abduction and murder that galvanized the civil rights movement
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    Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement offers the first truly comprehensive account of the 1955 murder and its aftermath. It tells the story of Emmett Till, the fourteen-year-old African American boy from Chicago brutally lynched for a harmless flirtation at a country store in the Mississippi Delta. Anderson utilizes documents that had never been available to previous researchers, such as the trial transcript, long-hidden depositions by key players in the case, and interviews given by Carolyn Bryant to the FBI in 2004 (her first in fifty years), as well as other recently

    • UPC: 56103440
    • Rating: 3.0

  • The Birth of a Movement : How Birth of a Nation Ignited the Battle for Civil Rights

    Original title and subtitle: The Birth of a Nation: how a legendary filmmaker and a crusading editor reignited America's Civil
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    In 1915, two men-one a journalist agitator, the other a technically brilliant filmmaker-incited a public confrontation that roiled America, pitting black against white, Hollywood against Boston, and free speech against civil rights.Monroe Trotter and D. W. Griffith were fighting over a film that dramatized the Civil War and Reconstruction in a post-Confederate South. Griffith's film, The Birth of a Nation, included actors in blackface, heroic portraits of Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, and a depiction of Lincoln's assassination. Freed slaves were portrayed as villainous, vengeful, slovenly, and dangerous to the sanctity of American values. It was tremendously successful, eventually

    • UPC: 55130476

  • Civil Rights Movement of the USA in the 1960s - eBook

    Essay from the year 2010 in the subject History - America, grade: 2,0, University of Warwick (Department of History), language: English, abstract: Das Essay untersucht die Gründe für die Spaltung der Bürgerrechtsbewegung zum Ende dfer 1960er Jahre. Dabei wird der politische Kontext der USA in Blick genommen als auch die Ziele und Strukturen der Bürgerrechtsbewegung. Zentral dabei ist die Analyse der Sozialprogramm der 'Great Society' unter Präsident Lyndon Johnson also auch die zentrale Rolle Martin Luther King's in der
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    Civil Rights Movement of the USA in the 1960s - eBook

    • UPC: 421524388

  • Civil Rights Era Newspaper Research

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    Researching the Civil Rights Movement, Microfilm

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    Join Georgia Historical Society Programs Intern Sarah as she researches the Civil Rights Movement. In this two-minute video, Sarah shares her experience using microfilm to find newspaper articles a...

    Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers online

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    This video presents lectures from several scholars of historical digital research delivered at the National Digital Newspaper Program Awardee Conference in September 2013. Ed Ayers, president of t...
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