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Voices of freedom : an oral history of the civil rights movement from the 1950s through the 1980s / [compiled by] Henry Hampton and Steve Fayer with Sarah Flynn.

Hampton, Henry, 1940-1998 (Added Author). Fayer, Steve, 1935- (Added Author). Flynn, Sarah, 1950- (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0553352326
  • ISBN: 9780553352320
  • Physical Description: xxviii, 692 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, c1991.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [665]-670) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"I wanted the whole world to see" / Emmett Till, 1955 -- Montgomery bus boycott, 1955-1956: "Like a revival starting" -- Little Rock crisis, 1957-1958: "I had cracked the wall" -- Student sit-ins in Nashville, 1960: "Badge of honor" -- Freedom rides, 1961: "Sticks and bricks" -- Albany, Georgia, 1961-1962: "Mother lode" -- James Meredith enters Ole Miss, 1962: "Things would never be the same" -- Birmingham, 1963: "Something has got to change" -- Organizing in Mississippi, 1961-1963: "The reality of what we were doing hit me" -- March on Washington, 1963: "They voted with their feet" -- Sixteenth Street Church bombing, 1963: "You realized how intense the opposition was" -- Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964: "Representation and the right to participate" -- Selma, 1965: "Troopers, advance" -- Malcolm X (1925-1965): "Our own black shining prince!" -- Lowndes County Freedom Organization, 1965-1966: "Vote for the Panther, then go home" -- Meredith march, 1966: "Hit them now" -- Chicago, 1966: "Chicago was a symbol" -- Muhammad Ali, 1964-1967: "I am the greatest" -- King and Vietnam, 1965-1967: "His philosophy made it impossible not to take a stand" -- Birth of the Black Panthers, 1966-1967: "We wanted control" -- Detroit, 1967: "Inside most black people there was a time bomb" -- Election of Carl Stokes: "We had to be organized" -- Howard University, 1967-1968: "You saw the silhouette of her Afro" -- King's last crusade: "We've got some difficult days ahead" -- Resurrection City, 1968: "The end of a major battle" -- Ocean Hill-Brownsville, 1967-1968: "Everything became more political" -- Black Panthers, 1968-1969: "How serious and deadly the game" -- Attica and prisoners' rights, 1971: "There's always time to die" -- Gary convention, 1972: "Unity without uniformity" -- Busing in Boston, 1974-1976: "As if some alien was coming into the school" -- Atlanta and affirmative action, 1973-1980: "Politics of inclusion" -- Epilogue: From Miami to America's future.
Subject: African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century > Sources
Civil rights movements > United States > History > 20th century
African Americans > History > 1964- > Sources.
Oral history

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