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J B KING
Descript.
64 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 59-61) and index.
Contents
Introduction: Carrying the message -- Meeting discrimination -- Filling many roles -- Married to the movement -- Expanding the fight -- Chronology -- Glossary.
Summary
"Coretta Scott King, a woman of intelligence and refinement, served as the perfect partner for Martin Luther King Jr. A strong leader in her own right, she fought for the civil rights of all Americans, advocated for the establishment of a national holiday in memory of her husband, and founded the Center for Nonviolent Social Change to continue her husband's work"-- Publisher.
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ISBN/ISSN
9781502618764 (library bound)
1502618761 (library bound)
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J B COLVIN
Descript.
51 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
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"Based on the bestselling picture book series by Chelsea Clinton & Alexandra Boiger"--Cover.
"Inspired by She persisted by Chelsea Clinton & Alexandra Boiger." -- Title page.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (page 51).
Summary
"Before Rosa Parks famously refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, fifteen-year-old Claudette Colvin made the same choice. She insisted on standing up--or in her case, sitting down--for what was right, and in doing so, fought for equality, fairness, and justice." -- Amazon.com.
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Flint, Gillian.
Title
She persisted: Claudette Colvin
Adaptation of (work): She persisted
ISBN/ISSN
9780593115831 (hardcover)
059311583X (hardcover)
9780593115848 (trade pbk.)
0593115848 (trade pbk.)
Call #
975.6 H
Edition
First edition.
Descript.
x, 434 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [345]-414) and index.
Contents
Prologue : "comes the colored hour" -- "Black boy in a white land" -- Scrambled Egg -- "Look out, whitey!" -- Dreams into reality -- Klan country --t"Integration Blackwards" -- Green power -- A fresh start -- "The salad pickers" -- Naming rights -- "Theory of the sugar tit" -- Black elephants --Present at the creation -- Cream of the crop -- Blindsided -- The battle of Soul City -- Good place to live -- Pride or prejudice -- Maseratis and microwaves -- "Sorrow's kitchen" -- Epilogue : mixed blessings.
Summary
"A history of Floyd McKissick's 1969 plan to build a Black city in North Carolina, examining the story of the idealists who settled there, the obstacles that derailed the project, and what Soul City's saga says about Black opportunity, capitalism, and power then and now"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject
Genre
Title
Race, equality, and the lost dream of an American utopia
ISBN/ISSN
9781627798624
1627798625
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