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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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  • 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)

    EBOOK

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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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 BRI

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

    The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks2013

    by Jeanne Theoharis

    (1,193)

    Summary: The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement and presenting a corrective to the popular notion of Rosa Parks.

    BOOK

    Call #: 323 THE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks2000

    by Douglas Brinkley

    (381)

    BOOK

    Call #: B PARKS

    Location: Adult Biographies

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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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  • The March against Fear : the last great walk of the civil rights movement and the emergence of Black power

    The March against Fear : the last great walk of the civil rights movement and the emergence of Black power2017

    by Ann Bausum

    (144)

    Summary: Mississippi. 1966. On a hot June afternoon an African-American man named James Meredith set out to walk through his home state, intending to fight racism and fear with his feet. A seemingly simple...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 BAU YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 »

    BOOK

    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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  • Choosing brave : how Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till sparked the civil rights movement

    Choosing brave : how Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till sparked the civil rights movement2022

    by Angela Joy

    (138)

    Summary: Mamie Till-Mobley is the mother of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old boy who was brutally murdered while visiting the South in 1955. His death became a rallying point for the civil rights movement, but...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P BIO TILL-MOBLEY

    Location: New Junior Picture Books - Biography

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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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  • 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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B HENDRICKS

    Location: Junior Biographies

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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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B ROOSEVELT

    Location: Junior 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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  • 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 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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  • The story of Martin Luther King Jr. : a biography book for new readers

    The story of Martin Luther King Jr. : a biography book for new readers2020

    by Christine A Platt

    (75)

    Summary: Martin Luther King Jr became one of the most important civil rights leaders in America by fighting for equality for black people. Before he made history with his powerful speeches and peaceful...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B KING

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. [downloadable ebook] / civil rights leader

    Martin Luther King, Jr. / civil rights leader2009

    by Margaret Hall

    (6)

    Summary: An illustrated introduction to the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Includes a time line and a glossary.

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  • Walking with the wind : a memoir of the movement

    Walking with the wind : a memoir of the movement2015

    by John Lewis

    (3,354)

    Summary: Lewis' role in the Nashville Movement -- a student-led effort to desegregate the city of Nashville through nonviolent sit-ins - made him a defining activist of his day and helped set the tone for the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B LEWIS

    Location: Adult Biographies

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  • Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

    Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?2008

    by Bonnie Bader

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (2,011)

    Summary: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was soon organizing black people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • I've seen the promised land : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    I've seen the promised land : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.2004

    by Walter Dean Myers

    (93)

    Summary: Pictures and easy-to-read text introduce the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B KING

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Martin Luther King Jr. : a peaceful leader

    Martin Luther King Jr. : a peaceful leader2018

    by Sarah Albee

    (31)

    Summary: Profiles the civil rights leader, discussing his career as a pastor, his fight for African American rights, and his legacy.

    BOOK

    Call #: J READER B KING

    Location: Junior Readers Biographies

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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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  • Rosa Parks, modern day heroine [DVD]

    Rosa Parks, modern day heroine2004

    Summary: On the first of December, 1955, a black seamstress refused to give up her seat on a city bus to a white man. The seamstress was Rosa Parks. She inspired others to organize against social injustice....  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 323.4 ROS

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • American experience [DVD]. Freedom riders

    American experience . Freedom riders2011

    Summary: This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil-rights activists calling themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to influential figures on both sides of the issue,...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 323.1196 AME

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Trouble maker for justice : the story of Bayard Rustin, the man behind the March on Washington

    Trouble maker for justice : the story of Bayard Rustin, the man behind the March on Washington2019

    by Jacqueline Houtman

    (109)

    Summary: Bayard Rustin believed that every human being deserves respect and dignity. As a child he was taught that we all have a duty to stand up to prejudice and discrimination, and that conflict must be...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B RUSTIN YA

    Location: YA Biographies

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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 »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 LEW YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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