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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

    (774)

    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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  • 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

    (255)

    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.
  • 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: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Child of the civil rights movement [downloadable ebook]

    Child of the civil rights movement2010

    by Paula Young Shelton

    (366)

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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (50)

    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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  • Turning 15 on the road to freedom : my story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March

    Turning 15 on the road to freedom : my story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March2015

    by Lynda Blackmon Lowery

    (2,747)

    Summary: A 50th-anniversary tribute shares the story of the youngest person to complete the momentous Selma to Montgomery March, describing her frequent imprisonments for her participation in nonviolent...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 LOW

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Turning 15 on the road to freedom [eAudio] : my story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March

    Turning 15 on the road to freedom : my story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March2017

    by Lynda Blackmon Lowery

    (2,746)

    Summary: A 50th-anniversary tribute shares the story of the youngest person to complete the momentous Selma to Montgomery March, describing her frequent imprisonments for her participation in nonviolent...  more »

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  • Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black people in America from the Civil War to World War II / Douglas A. Blackmon.

    Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black people in America from the Civil War to World War II / Douglas A. Blackmon.2008

    by Douglas A Blackmon

    (5,208)

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 BLA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Slavery by another name [DVD]

    Slavery by another name2012

    Summary: Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 305.896 SLA

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Reporting civil rights.

    Reporting civil rights.2003

    (39)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 REP V.1

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 2 of 2 details

  • The shadows of youth : the remarkable journey of the civil rights generation

    The shadows of youth : the remarkable journey of the civil rights generation2009

    by Andrew B Lewis

    (25)

    Summary: A group portrait of leading civil rights activists who comprised the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee draws on original sources to illuminate their challenges to American perspectives on human rights, politics, and moral obligation.

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 LEW

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The thunder of angels : the Montgomery bus boycott and the people who broke the back of Jim Crow

    The thunder of angels : the Montgomery bus boycott and the people who broke the back of Jim Crow2006

    by Donnie Williams

    (21)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 WIL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (50)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 COB

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (30)

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (2,241)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (76)

    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: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Carry me home : Birmingham, Alabama, the climactic battle of the civil rights revolution

    Carry me home : Birmingham, Alabama, the climactic battle of the civil rights revolution2001

    by Diane McWhorter

    (795)

    BOOK

    Call #: 976.1 MCW

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights

    The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights2014

    by Steve Sheinkin

    (5,531)

    Summary: Presents an account of the 1944 civil rights protest involving hundreds of African-American Navy servicemen who were unjustly charged with mutiny for refusing to work in unsafe conditions after the deadly Port Chicago explosion.

    BOOK

    Call #: 940.54 SHE YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • We shall overcome

    We shall overcome2004

    by Herb Boyd

    (22)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 BOY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • March on! : the day my brother Martin changed the world

    March on! : the day my brother Martin changed the world2008

    by Christine King Farris

    (310)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B KING

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A place to land : Martin Luther King Jr. and the speech that inspired a nation

    A place to land : Martin Luther King Jr. and the speech that inspired a nation2019

    by Barry Wittenstein

    (509)

    Summary: The true story behind the writing of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 WIT

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (20)

    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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  • Sit-in : how four friends stood up by sitting down

    Sit-in : how four friends stood up by sitting down2010

    by Andrea Davis Pinkney

    (2,146)

    Summary: "This picture book is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the momentous Woolworth's lunch counter sit-in, when four college students staged a peaceful protest that became a defining moment in...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 PIN

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Black Panthers [DVD] : vanguard of the revolution

    The Black Panthers : vanguard of the revolution2016

    Summary: The first feature-length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 322.4 BLA

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Birmingham Sunday

    Birmingham Sunday2010

    by Larry Dane Brimner

    (140)

    Summary: Learn about the bomb blast that rocked the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church on Sunday morning, September 15, 1963, killing four young girls.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 BRI

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Freedom walkers : the story of the Montgomery bus boycott

    Freedom walkers : the story of the Montgomery bus boycott2006

    by Russell Freedman

    (1,020)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 FRE

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks2000

    by Douglas Brinkley

    (343)

    BOOK

    Call #: B PARKS

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Death of a King [large print] : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year

    Death of a King : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year2014

    by Tavis Smiley

    (1,203)

    Summary: Presents a revealing and dramatic chronicle of the 12 months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP B KING

    Location: Large Print Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.2002

    by Marshall Frady

    (576)

    BOOK

    Call #: B KING

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. : a biography

    Martin Luther King, Jr. : a biography2006

    by Roger Bruns

    (33)

    BOOK

    Call #: B KING YA

    Location: YA Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. [downloadable ebook]

    The autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.2001

    by Martin Luther King Jr

    (15,260)

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  • Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

    Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?2008

    by Bonnie Bader

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (1,426)

    Summary: An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

    The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks2013

    by Jeanne Theoharis

    (1,028)

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Gospel of freedom : Martin Luther King, Jr.'s letter from Birmingham Jail and the struggle that changed a nation

    Gospel of freedom : Martin Luther King, Jr.'s letter from Birmingham Jail and the struggle that changed a nation2013

    by Jonathan Rieder

    (408)

    Summary: Jonathan Rieder delves deeper than anyone before into the King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" --illuminating both its timeless message and its crucial position in the history of civil rights.

    BOOK

    Call #: 323 RIE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (1,277)

    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: New Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.2000

    (3)

    BOOK

    Call #: B KING YA

    Location: YA Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The King years : historic moments in the civil rights movement

    The King years : historic moments in the civil rights movement2013

    by Taylor Branch

    (269)

    Summary: This work includes selections from the America in the King Years trilogy with new introductions by the author. The essential moments of the Civil Rights Movement are set in historical context by the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323 BRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-1963

    Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-19631988

    by Taylor Branch

    Series: America In The King Years

    (8,549)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 BRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Have no fear : the Charles Evers story

    Have no fear : the Charles Evers story1997

    by Charles Evers

    (10)

    BOOK

    Call #: B EVERS

    Location: Adult Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details