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  • Sweet land of liberty [downloadable ebook] / the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North

    Sweet land of liberty / the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North2008

    by Thomas J Sugrue

    (274)

    Summary: Sweet Land of Liberty is an epic, revelatory account of the abiding quest for justice in states from Illinois to New York, and of how the intense northern struggle differed from and was inspired by the fight down South.

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  • African American civil rights movement.

    African American civil rights movement.2011

    (2)

    Summary: "A history of the African American civil rights movement, based on primary source documents and other historical artifacts. Features include period art works and photographs; excerpts from literary...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 AFR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Child of the civil rights movement [downloadable ebook]

    Child of the civil rights movement2010

    by Paula Young Shelton

    Summary: Paula Young Shelton shares her memories of the civil rights movement and her involvement in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.

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  • Eyes on the prize [DVD] : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965

    Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-19652010

    Summary: The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 323 EYE

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Marching for freedom [downloadable ebook] / walk together, children, and don't you grow weary

    Marching for freedom / walk together, children, and don't you grow weary2009

    by Elizabeth Partridge

    (783)

    Summary: This book recounts the three months of protest that took place before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s landmark march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery to promote equal rights and help African-Americans earn the right to vote.

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  • Say it loud [eBook] / great speeches on civil rights and African American identity

    Say it loud / great speeches on civil rights and African American identity2010

    (26)

    Summary: Collects the text and audio recordings of famous African American political speeches, by individuals ranging from Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. to Condoleezza Rice and Barack Obama.

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  • A thousand never evers [downloadable ebook]

    A thousand never evers2008

    by Shana Burg

    (767)

    Summary: As the civil rights movement in the South gains momentum in 1963--and violence against African Americans intensifies--the black residents, including seventh-grader Addie Ann Pickett, in the small...  more »

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  • The help [downloadable ebook]

    The help2009

    by Kathryn Stockett

    (2,512,427)

    Summary: In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town...  more »

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  • One with others : [a little book of her days]

    One with others :2010

    by C. D Wright

    (467)

    Summary: The author returns to her native Arkansas and examines an explosive incident grounded in the Civil Rights Movement. Wright interweaves oral histories, hymns, lists, interviews, newspaper accounts,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 811.54 WRI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • A thousand never evers [downloadable audiobook]

    A thousand never evers2008

    by Shana Burg

    Summary: A bold work of historical fiction about one African American girl who finds her voice in segregated Mississippi. In Kuckachoo, Mississippi, 1963, Addie Ann Pickett worships her brother Elias and...  more »

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  • A summer of Kings [downloadable ebook]

    A summer of Kings2006

    by Han Nolan

    (496)

    Summary: Over the course of the summer of 1963, fourteen-year-old Esther Young discovers the passion within her when eighteen-year-old King-Roy Johnson, accused of murdering a white man in Alabama, comes to live with her family.

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  • On the road to freedom [downloadable ebook] / a guided tour of the civil rights trail

    On the road to freedom / a guided tour of the civil rights trail2008

    by Charles E. Cobb Jr

    (59)

    Summary: An award-winning black journalist takes a pilgrimage through the sites and landmarks of the civil rights movement as he journeys to key locales that served as a backdrop to important events of the...  more »

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  • Extraordinary people of the civil rights movement

    Extraordinary people of the civil rights movement2007

    by Sheila Jackson Hardy

    Series: Extraordinary People

    (10)

    Summary: A look at the lives of some courageous Americans who worked hard for civil rights in America.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.092 HAR

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Heroes for civil rights

    Heroes for civil rights2008

    by David A. Adler

    (53)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.092 ADL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • March. Book two

    March. Book two2015

    by John Lewis

    Series: March

    (26,544)

    Summary: After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign, John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence -- but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 LEW YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • March. Book two [eBook]

    March. Book two2017

    by John Lewis

    Summary: After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign, John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence -- but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the...  more »

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  • March. [downloadable ebook] / Book One

    March. / Book One2013

    by John Lewis

    (51,892)

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  • On the road to freedom : a guided tour of the civil rights trail

    On the road to freedom : a guided tour of the civil rights trail2008

    by Charles E. Cobb Jr

    (59)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 COB

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The civil rights movement

    The civil rights movement1998

    by John M Dunn

    Series: World History Series

    (1)

    Summary: A historical overview of the movement for freedom and equality for blacks in the United States.

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 DUN YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Waking from the dream : the struggle for civil rights in the shadow of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Waking from the dream : the struggle for civil rights in the shadow of Martin Luther King Jr.2014

    by David L Chappell

    (40)

    Summary: Presents a controversial study of the civil rights movement after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., drawing upon congressional testimony, court cases, press releases, and other sources to document the battle over King's image and legacy.

    BOOK

    Call #: 323 CHA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • I am Martin Luther King, Jr.

    I am Martin Luther King, Jr.2016

    by Brad Meltzer

    Series: Ordinary People Change The World

    (953)

    Summary: "A biography of Martin Luther King Jr. that tells the story of how he used nonviolence to lead the civil rights movement." -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: J B KING

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Freedom riders : 1961 and the struggle for racial justice

    Freedom riders : 1961 and the struggle for racial justice2006

    by Raymond Arsenault

    (468)

    Summary: They were black and white, young and old, men and women. In the spring and summer of 1961, they put their lives on the line, riding buses through the American South to challenge segregation in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 ARS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • White lies [eAudio] : the double life of Walter F. White and America's darkest secret

    White lies : the double life of Walter F. White and America's darkest secret2022

    by A. J. Baime

    Summary: Walter F. White led two lives: one as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance and the NAACP in the early twentieth century; the other as a white newspaperman who covered lynching crimes in the Deep South...  more »

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  • White lies [eBook] : the double life of Walter F. White and America's darkest secret

    White lies : the double life of Walter F. White and America's darkest secret2022

    by A. J. Baime

    (260)

    Summary: Walter F. White led two lives: one as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance and the NAACP in the early twentieth century; the other as a white newspaperman who covered lynching crimes in the Deep South...  more »

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  • White lies : the double life of Walter F. White and America's darkest secret

    White lies : the double life of Walter F. White and America's darkest secret2022

    by A. J. Baime

    (274)

    Summary: Walter F. White led two lives: one as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance and the NAACP in the early twentieth century; the other as a white newspaperman who covered lynching crimes in the Deep South...  more »

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    Call #: B WHITE

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • We are the change : words of inspiration from civil rights leaders

    We are the change : words of inspiration from civil rights leaders2019

    by Selina Alko , illustrator

    (256)

    Summary: Presents quotes on civil rights from important and influential figures, including Queen Lili'uokalani, John Lewis, Nina Simone, and Barack Obama.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 WE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Freedom Summer : the 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi

    Freedom Summer : the 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi2014

    by Susan Goldman Rubin

    (172)

    Summary: An account of the civil rights crusade in Mississippi 50 years ago that brought on shocking violence and the beginning of a new political order.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 RUB

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Voice of freedom : Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement

    Voice of freedom : Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement2015

    by Carole Boston Weatherford

    (2,546)

    Summary: Presents a collage-illustrated treasury of poems and spirituals inspired by the life and work of civil rights advocate Fannie Lou Hamer.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B HAMER

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Race against time : a reporter reopens the unsolved murder cases of the civil rights era

    Race against time : a reporter reopens the unsolved murder cases of the civil rights era2020

    by Jerry Mitchell

    (1,621)

    Summary: Mitchell takes readers on the twisting, pulse-racing road that led to the reopening of four of the most infamous killings from the days of the civil rights movement. His work played a central role in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 364.1523 MIT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Race against time [eBook] : a reporter reopens the unsolved murder cases of the civil rights era

    Race against time : a reporter reopens the unsolved murder cases of the civil rights era2020

    by Jerry Mitchell

    (1,617)

    Summary: Mitchell takes readers on the twisting, pulse-racing road that led to the reopening of four of the most infamous killings from the days of the civil rights movement. His work played a central role in...  more »

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  • The civil rights movement

    The civil rights movement2002

    (3)

    Summary: When slavery ended in the United States, white America's opinion that blacks were second class citizens did not. For more than a century afterward African Americans struggled to obtain basic rights...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 CIV YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • The youngest marcher : the story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a young civil rights activist

    The youngest marcher : the story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a young civil rights activist2017

    by Cynthia Levinson

    (1,620)

    Summary: Meet the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963, in this picture book that proves you're never too little to make a difference. Nine-year-old...  more »

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    Call #: J B HENDRICKS

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Twelve days in May : Freedom Ride 1961

    Twelve days in May : Freedom Ride 19612017

    by Larry Dane Brimner

    (648)

    Summary: For twelve history-making days in May 1961, thirteen black and white civil rights activists, also known as the Freedom Riders, traveled by bus into the South to draw attention to the unconstitutional...  more »

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    Call #: J 323.1 BRI

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Eleanor Roosevelt : fighter for justice : her impact on the civil rights movement, the White House, and the world

    Eleanor Roosevelt : fighter for justice : her impact on the civil rights movement, the White House, and the world2018

    by Ilene Cooper

    (196)

    Summary: From a shy and fearful child, Eleanor Roosevelt grew up to be not only First Lady of the United States, but one of the most influential women in U.S. history. Hers is a remarkable story of doing the...  more »

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    Call #: J B ROOSEVELT

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968

    A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 19682004

    by Diane McWhorter

    (85)

    Summary: In this history of the modern Civil Rights movement, the author focuses on the monumental events that occurred between 1954 (the year of Brown v. the Board of Education) and 1968 (the year that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 MCW

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Freedom walkers : the story of the Montgomery bus boycott

    Freedom walkers : the story of the Montgomery bus boycott2006

    by Russell Freedman

    (1,179)

    Summary: Covers the events surrounding and including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the end of segregation on buses.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 FRE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Have no fear : the Charles Evers story

    Have no fear : the Charles Evers story1997

    by Charles Evers

    (11)

    BOOK

    Call #: B EVERS

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Freedom summer [DVD]

    Freedom summer2014

    Summary: "In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over 10 memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 323.1196 FRE

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • March. Book One
    Staff Pick

    March. Book One2013

    by John Lewis

    Series: March

    (51,892)

    Summary: This graphic novel is a first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow...  more »

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    Call #: 323.1 LEW YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Stokely speaks : from Black power to Pan-Africanism

    Stokely speaks : from Black power to Pan-Africanism2007

    by Stokely Carmichael

    (387)

    Summary: Stokely Carmichael traces the dramatic changes in his own consciousness and that of black Americans that took place during the evolving movements of Civil Rights, Black Power, and Pan-Africanism....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 CAR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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