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Title:
When the children marched : the Birmingham civil rights movement / Robert H. Mayer.
Call Number:
j323.1196 MAY
Publication Date:
c2008.
Publisher:
Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c2008.
Physical Description:
176 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.
Contents:
"Blown into history" : the story of Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth -- The hardest head in town : Reverend Shuttlesworth fights on -- "It's so nice to have you in Birmingham" : the movement begins -- An "untimely" protest : the arrest of Dr. King -- "Sing, children, sing" : the children march -- "Fire hoses on those Black girls" : the mood turns -- "Making history" : the children march on and into a settlement -- "An accord with its conscience" : a settlement is reached -- "Violence" and "more violence" : the aftermath of the settlement -- "Don't try to stop us" : the Birmingham legacy -- Timeline -- Glossary.
Summary:
"Discusses the Birmingham civil rights movement, the great leaders of the movement, and the role of the children who helped fight for equal rights and to end segregation in Birmingham"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (159-171) and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1152056
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