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Sullivan, Patricia

Summary: "A leading civil rights historian places Robert Kennedy for the first time at the center of the movement for racial justice of the 1960s-and shows how many of today's issues can be traced back to that pivotal time"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 SUL

Tonatiuh, Duncan.

Summary: "Years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez, an eight-year-old girl of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage, played an instrumental role in Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark desegregation case of 1946 inCalifornia"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J323.11 TON

Albee, Sarah

Summary: Profiles the civil rights leader, discussing his career as a pastor, his fight for African American rights, and his legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR Blue KIN

Kaiser, Lisbeth

Summary: "Designed specifically for preschool comprehension, a board book introduction to the influential civil rights activist and speaker chronicles his early years, religious leadership and history-shaping work to promote equality for all people"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rise 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD KAI

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB POWELL KAN

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Venable, Rose

Summary: The Civil Rights Movement was a time of drastic change in America. From the end of Reconstruction, when blacks were denied their rights in the South, through the Montgomery bus boycott and Dr. Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech, to the election of the first black president of the United States, witness the events that forever changed the way we look at race.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TO

Sorin, Gretchen Sullivan

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "How the automobile fundamentally changed African American life-the true history beyond the Best Picture-winning movie. The ultimate symbol of independence and possibility, the automobile has shaped this country from the moment the first Model T rolled off Henry Ford's assembly line. Yet cars have always held distinct importance for African Americans, allowing black families to evade the many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 SOR

Goldstone, Lawrence

Summary: An evocative chronicle of the battle that led to America's landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling shares insights into the abuses of the "separate but equal" system and how such courageous activists as Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois helpedend legal segregation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323.1196 GOL

Boyd, Herb

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 BOY

Summary: Chronicling the riveting history and personal experiences, at once liberating and challenging, harrowing and inspiring, deeply revealing and profoundly transforming, of African Americans on the road from the advent of the automobile through the seismic changes of the 1960s and beyond, it explores the deep background of a recent phrase rooted in realities that have been an indelible part of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DRI

Summary: In 1946, Isaac Woodard, a Black army sergeant on his way home to South Carolina after serving in WWII, was pulled from a bus for arguing with the driver. The local chief of police savagely beat him, leaving him unconscious and permanently blind. The shocking incident made national headlines and, when the police chief was acquitted by an all-white jury, the blatant injustice would change the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BLI

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

Summary: Explores the intersecting lives of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and gospel singer Mahalia Jackson at the historic moment when their joined voices inspired landmark changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.092 PIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB KING PIN

Talbot, David

Summary: 'By the Light of Burning Dreams' chronicles some of the most important moments of activism from the 60s and 70s, and ties them into the arrival of today's major political players and major progressive movements. David and Margaret Talbot are both very well-connected, with contacts such as Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., George R.R. Martin,Glenn Greenwald, Naomi Klein, and Oliver Stone. From the founder...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 TAL

Aronson, Amy

Summary: "Crystal Eastman was a central figure in many of the defining social movements of the twentieth century -- labor, feminism, internationalism, free speech, peace. She drafted America's first serious workers' compensation law. She helped found the NationalWoman's Party and is credited as co-author of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). She helped found the Woman's Peace Party -- today, the Women's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EASTMAN, CRYSTAL ARO

Schwartz, Heather E.

Summary: "Uses primary sources to explore the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Civil Rights 342.73 Schwartz 2015

Babson, Steve.

Summary: For more than 50 years, Detroit attorney Ernie Goodman fought the good fight for social justice, among other things defending sit-down strikers during the 1930s auto strikes, and litigating important labor and civil rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. This scholarly but quite readable biography presents a detailed portrait of Goodman's life, showing how this child of Jewish immigrants...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GOODMAN, ERNIE BAB

Levine, Ellen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 323.1196 LEV

Haskins, James

Summary: Presents the life, words, and principles of the noted civil rights worker through extensive quotations from his speeches and writings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.092 HAS

King, Martin Luther

Summary: "This companion volume to 'A knock at midnight: inspiration from the great sermons of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.' includes the text of his most well-know oration, 'I have a dream,' his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize, & 'Beyond Vietnam,' a powerful plea to end the ongoing conflict. Includes contributions from Rosa Parks, Aretha Franklin, the Dalai Lama, & many others. Dr. King is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: IPM (Intellectual Properties Management), in association with Warner Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

King, Martin Luther

Summary: Text of the speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on August 28, 1963 describing his visionary dream of equality and brotherhood for humankind. Also includes illustrations by award winning artists depicting scenes described in the speech.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 King 1997

Branch, Taylor.

Summary: "Selections from the America in the King years trilogy with new introductions by the author"--Book jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.0973 BRA

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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