Eyes on the Prize

Eyes on the Prize

America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965

Book - 2013
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"From the Montgomery bus boycott to the Little Rock Nine to the Selma-Montgomery march, thousands of ordinary people made up the American civil rights movement; their stories are told in Eyes on the Prize. From leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., to lesser-known participants such as Barbara Rose John and Jim Zwerg, each man and woman made the decision that discrimination was wrong and that something had to be done to stop it. These moving accounts and pictures of the first decade of the civil rights movement are a tribute to--and a reminder of--the people, black and white, who took part in the fight for justice, keeping their eyes on the prize of freedom."--P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2013.
Edition: 25th anniversary ed.
ISBN: 9780143124740
0143124749
Call Number: 323.0973 WILLIAMS
HISTORY/US/1900s
SOCIAL SCIENCE/African Am
Characteristics: xviii, 309 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Subjects: African Americans -- Civil rights -- History.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Suffrage -- History -- 20th century.
Segregation -- United States -- History.
Racism -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights demonstrations -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights -- United States.
Civil rights movements -- United States.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.

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