Free at Last: The U.S. Civil Rights Movement


Subject:
Black Resources , Civil Rights Movement

Description:
"This book recounts how African-American slaves and their descendants struggled to win -- both in law and in practice -- the civil rights enjoyed by other Americans." Includes material on the spread of slavery, Underground Railroad, "Jim Crow" laws, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther King, Jr., the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Voting Rights Act. From the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Information Programs.

Creator:
Friedman, Michael Jay

Publisher:
U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Information Programs

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.america.gov/publications/books-content/free-at-last.html


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