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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

    (779)

    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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  • 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

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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

    (262)

    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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  • Child of the civil rights movement [downloadable ebook]

    Child of the civil rights movement2010

    by Paula Young Shelton

    (401)

    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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  • 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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  • 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

    (52)

    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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  • 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

    (22)

    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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  • Reporting civil rights.

    Reporting civil rights.2003

    (40)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 REP V.2

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • 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

    (23)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 WIL

    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

    (52)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 COB

    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

    (34)

    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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  • 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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  • 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

    (2,993)

    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

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  • 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

    (2,993)

    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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  • 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

    (80)

    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

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  • We shall overcome

    We shall overcome2004

    by Herb Boyd

    (24)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 BOY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • 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

    (679)

    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

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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

    (1,042)

    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

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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

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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

    (2,223)

    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

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

    One with others :2010

    by C. D Wright

    (449)

    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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  • Separate is never equal : Sylvia Mendez & her family's fight for desegregation

    Separate is never equal : Sylvia Mendez & her family's fight for desegregation2014

    by Duncan Tonatiuh

    (4,976)

    Summary: "Years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez, an eight-year-old girl of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage, played an instrumental role in Mendez v....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 379.2 TON

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • 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

    (8,799)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 BRA

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  • A thousand never evers [downloadable ebook]

    A thousand never evers2008

    by Shana Burg

    (724)

    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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  • Have no fear : the Charles Evers story

    Have no fear : the Charles Evers story1997

    by Charles Evers

    (10)

    BOOK

    Call #: B EVERS

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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

    (710)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

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  • A summer of Kings [downloadable ebook]

    A summer of Kings2006

    by Han Nolan

    (485)

    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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  • Freedom riders : 1961 and the struggle for racial justice

    Freedom riders : 1961 and the struggle for racial justice2006

    by Raymond Arsenault

    (433)

    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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  • 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

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  • Heroes for civil rights

    Heroes for civil rights2008

    by David A. Adler

    (51)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.092 ADL

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

    Freedom Summer : the 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi2014

    by Susan Goldman Rubin

    (169)

    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: Juvenile 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

    (2,350)

    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

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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

    (1,409)

    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: Juvenile 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

    (125)

    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: Juvenile Biographies

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  • Stokely speaks : from Black power to Pan-Africanism

    Stokely speaks : from Black power to Pan-Africanism2007

    by Stokely Carmichael

    (243)

    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

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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

    (2,690)

    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: New Adult Biographies

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  • Martin Luther King Jr. : a peaceful leader

    Martin Luther King Jr. : a peaceful leader2018

    by Sarah Albee

    (28)

    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: Juvenile Readers Biographies

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  • Mine eyes have seen : bearing witness to the struggle for Civil Rights

    Mine eyes have seen : bearing witness to the struggle for Civil Rights2007

    by Bob. illustrator Adelman

    (31)

    Summary: A visual tribute to the civil rights movement and the battle for racial equality captures the leaders and events of the era, with portraits of Sidney Poitier, James Baldwin, Martin Luther King, Jr.,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 ADE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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