A Voice from the Civil Rights Era, 1st Edition

  • Frankye Regis
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  • ISBN-10: 0313061327
  • ISBN-13: 9780313061325
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 153 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released September 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Overview

Recounts the author's childhood as a black girl growing up in rural segregated Mississippi during the 1960s and '70s.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Voices of Twentieth-Century Conflict.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
To the Teacher.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Timeline.
1: The Roots of Racism and Oppression.
Growing Up in Mississippi.
Early African-American History.
The Modern Civil Rights Movement.
My Schools.
2: Fighting a Closed Society.
Sit-Ins.
Equal Treatment.
Freedom Summer.
Voting Rights Struggle.
3: The Price of Freedom.
Black Nationalism and Black Power.
Voting Campaign in Mississippi.
Change Is Inevitable.
Mississippi Today.
Questions for Discussion and Reflection.
Organizations.
Glossary.
Sources.
Index.
About the Author.