Freedom's Promise: The Impact of Black Churches on the Civil Rights Movement, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Martha London
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532175604
  • ISBN-13: 9781532175602
  • DDC: 323.119607
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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During the civil rights movement, Black churches were places of hope and refuge. Many Black religious leaders were also civil rights activists. This book explores the history of Black churches and the roles they played during the civil rights movement. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
A Letter from Duchess.
1: The Bethel Bombing.
2: Early History.
3: The Civil Rights Movement.
4: Protests and Gatherings.
5: Legacy.
Fast Facts.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Authors.