Release Date: May 1st 1998
Published by: Globe Fearon
The civil rights movement that spanned the years following the Brown v. Board of Education decision of 1954 through the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 marked a watershed period for human rights in America. An Eyewitness History of the Civil Rights Movement covers the key years of 1954-1965 in detail and provides hundreds of firsthand accounts of the movement, drawn from letters, speeches, newspaper editorials, and press statements.
Among the eyewitness testimonies included are those from: Martin Luther King Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Malcolm X, President Lyndon B. Johnson, Rosa Parks, Ralph Abernathy. and many more.