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Arsenault, Raymond.

Summary: They were black and white, young and old, men and women. In the spring and summer of 1961, they put their lives on the line, riding buses through the American South to challenge segregation in interstate transport. Their story is one of the most celebrated episodes of the civil rights movement, yet a full-length history has never been written until now. In these pages, acclaimed historian...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 ARS

Berger, Martin A.

Summary: Photographers shot millions of pictures of the black civil rights struggle between the close of World War II and the early 1970s, yet most Americans today can recall just a handful of images that look remarkably similar. In the popular imagination, the civil rights movement is remembered in dramatic photographs of protestors attacked with police dogs and fire hoses, firebombs and shotguns, tear...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Of California 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.119 FRE

Robb, Matthew Z.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lost Prairie Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROBB, DEAN ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ROBB ROB

Mckesson, DeRay

Summary: "We have never been the voiceless, proclaims activist DeRay Mckesson, we have been the unheard. And the message that must now be heard is that inequality is neither hardwired nor inevitable. We have a system that was designed to favor some at the expense of others, and because it was designed, it can be redesigned. Indeed, we can live in a society of equity, justice, and joy. In August 2014,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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Ditchfield, Christin.

Summary: Text and photographs provide a brief introduction to the history of civil rights in the U.S.A. and the current state of civil rights.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.73 DIT

Connolly, Kieron

Summary: Although America proclaimed its neutrality when World War II broke out in Europe in 1939, in just a few years it would not only be forced into the bloodiest conflict in world history but would also determine the war's outcome. The unimaginable horrors of the Holocaust were revealed when U.S. and Allied troops liberated concentration camps. Then, in 1945, the United States gave birth to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.91 CON

Summary: Through centuries of suffering, slavery, inequality, discrimination, segregation, and racist violence, African Americans have endured, resisted, fought, and, increasingly over time, won many battles. These victories were propelled by a groundswell of grassroots action, but they were also motivated and organized by courageous and inspirational leadership. Journalists, abolitionists, educators,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 AFR

Meany, John.

Contents: The history of the civil rights movement -- Critical thinking and debating skills -- The civil rights movement and legal reform -- The civil rights movement and popular culture -- Stereotyping and private discrimination study -- Will national security needs slow civil rights reforms? -- Debating civil rights -- Find out more -- Glossary -- Index.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2009

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 323.097 Mea 2009

Schwartz, Heather E.

Summary: "Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Freedom Riders during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.11 SCH

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323.11 Schwartz 2015

Shelton, Paula Young.

Summary: Paula Young Shelton shares her memories of the civil rights movement and her involvement in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E SHE

Kanefield, Teri

Summary: Describes the peaceful protest organized by teenager Barbara Rose Johns in order to secure a permanent building for her segregated high school in Virginia in 1951, and explains how her actions helped fuel the civil rights movement.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB POWELL KAN

Krumm, Brian.

Summary: "Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Little Rock Nine during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 379.2 Krumm 2015

Deal, Heidi

Summary: "Offers 12 different views on the fight for racial equality. Each page explores what happened during the Civil Rights Movement and how it affected different people, and includes interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and historical images."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 12 Story Library 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 DEA

Levine, Ellen.

Summary: Southern blacks who were young and involved in the civil rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s describe their experiences.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0496 LEV

Summary: The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Including archival footage, this film is an indispensable primary resource of a pivotal moment in American and world history. Originally screened in theaters for only a single night in 1970.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KIN

Bullard, Sara.

Summary: An illustrated history of the Civil Rights Movement, including a timeline and profiles of forty people who gave their lives in the movement.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323 BUL

Summary: "A powerful and compelling journey documenting the ten milestones of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950's and 1960's emphasizing rare and unseen archival video footage of the actual events. Strong emphasis on the non-violent aspects of the Civil Rights Movement and the pivotal role played by the Supreme Court"--U.S. Allegiance, Inc. website.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: U.S. Allegiance 2005

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Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: Raised by her aunt until she is six, Betty, who will later marry Malcolm X, joins her mother and stepfamily in 1940s Detroit, where she learns about the civil rights movement.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

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Herman, Gail

Summary: Presents the life and achievements of Coretta Scott King, discussing her vital role in the Civil Rights Movement, her awareness campaigns, and her efforts to continue the work of her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 KIN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET KING

Koestler-Grack, Rachel A.

Summary: Discusses the history of the Civil Rights movement and the social life of children during this time.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Earth Books 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 370.975 KOE

Summary: A look at the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, focusing on the integral relationship between the civil rights leaders and African American churches. Chronicles the non-violent revolution in the United States during the 1950s and early 1960s. The price paid was often high, but the victory led to equal access to transportation, education, public facilities, and ultimately, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GT Media 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WE

Johnson, Angela

Summary: A stirring yet jubilant glimpse of the youth involvement that played an invaluable role in the Civil Rights movement.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC JOH

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JOH

King, Casey (William Casey)

Summary: Interviews between young people and people who took part in the civil rights movement accompany essays that describe the history of efforts to make equality a reality for African Americans.

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Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323 KIN

Summary: "A history of the African American civil rights movement, based on primary source documents and other historical artifacts. Features include period art works and photographs; excerpts from literary works, letters, speeches, broadcasts, and diaries; summary boxes; a timeline; maps; and a list of additional resources"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.1196 AFR