Summary: "Young people have the potential to educate and inspire their communities, if only adults will listen to them. Felton Earls and Mary Carlson have spent decades listening to children and encouraging them to use their voices for social change"--
Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.083 EAR
Summary: "In 1966 in a small town in Louisiana, a 19-year-old black man named Gary Duncan pulled his car off the road to stop a fight. Duncan was arrested a few minutes later for the crime of putting his hand on the arm of a white child. Rather than accepting his fate, Duncan found Richard Sobol, a brilliant, 29-year-old lawyer from New York who was the only white attorney at "the most radical law firm"...
Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.4 VAN
Summary: "Offers readers a captivating look into the Civil Rights Movement and how the actions of children helped promote equality for all races in America. Learn about the motivated children who participated in this historic event and why they continued to gather together in the face of great adversity. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, a timeline, critical-thinking questions, primary...
Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323 ADA
Summary: Relates an incident from the childhood of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., when his best friend's father said they could no longer play together because "colored and white can't mix!"
Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2003
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Contents: Into a changing world -- A moral education -- Unladylike lady -- Edged tools -- Ambition to edit -- They say -- Do something -- Exiled.
Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2007
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WELLS, IDA DAV
Summary: The U.S. Civil Rights Trail offers a vivid glimpse into the story of Black America's fight for freedom and equality. From eye-opening landmarks to celebrations of triumph over adversity, experience a tangible piece of history with Moon U.S. Civil Rights Trail. Includes flexible itineraries, historic civil rights sites, the culture of the movement, expert insight, travel tools, and detailed...
Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel, Hachette Book Group 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.5 DOU
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"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.6 HEA
Summary: I am somebody : Records the 1969 strike by black, predominantly female, hospital workers in Charleston, S.C. for better working conditions and higher wages. Shows how the struggle was won by a coalition of local and national union and civil rights groups plus the local black community through nonviolent marches and demonstrations. Highlights Andrew Young, Coretta Scott King, Ralph Abernathy,...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC I
Summary: Paula Young Shelton grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did not. With an activist father and a community of leaders surrounding her, including Uncle Martin (Martin Luther King), Paula watched and listened to the struggles, eventually joining with her family--and thousands of others--in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 323.1196 SHE
Summary: Born in the hamlet of Mount Gilead, North Carolina, Julius Chambers escaped the fetters of the Jim Crow South to emerge in the 1960s and 1970s as the nation's leading African American civil rights attorney. Following passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Chambers worked to advance the NAACP Legal Defense Fund's strategic litigation campaign for civil rights, ultimately winning landmark...
Publisher / Publication Date: The University of North Carolina Press 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHAMBERS, JULIUS ROS
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"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.11 TON
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J323.11 TON
Summary: "An award-winning investigative reporter shares the real-life detective story of how Klansmen came to justice in notorious unsolved civil rights cold cases--decades after they had gotten away with murder"--
Publisher / Publication Date: 2020