We shall overcome : the history of the American civil rights movement
Title
We shall overcome : the history of the American civil rights movement

Author
Finlayson, Reggie.

ISBN
9780822506478

Publication Information
Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., c2003.

Physical Description
96 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.

Series
People's history (Lerner Publications)

Contents
We shall overcome -- This little light -- Ain't gonna ride -- The walls come a tumblin' down -- The fires of frustration and discord -- On my way -- Selma, Bloody Sunday -- Solving the American problem -- Timeline -- In their own words.

Reading Level
980 L Lexile

Subject Term
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History.
 
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
 
Civil rights movements -- United States -- Songs and music.
 
Race relations.

Geographic Term
United States -- Race relations -- History.

Summary
Uses the words of spirituals and other music of the time to frame a discussion of the civil rights movement in the United States, focusing on specific people, incidents, and court cases.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Stillwater Public LibraryBookJ 323.1 FIN11Nonfiction Collection