Search

 
Format:  Audiobooks  |   Books  |   E-Audiobooks  |   E-Books  |   Movies & TV
1 - 40 of 50 results
  • 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

    (764)

    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.

    EBOOK

    checking availability...

  • 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

  • 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

    (240)

    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.

    EBOOK

    checking availability...

  • Child of the civil rights movement [downloadable ebook]

    Child of the civil rights movement2010

    by Paula Young Shelton

    (330)

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

    EBOOK

    checking availability...

  • 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

  • Freedom riders : 1961 and the struggle for racial justice

    Freedom riders : 1961 and the struggle for racial justice2006

    by Raymond Arsenault

    (396)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 ARS

    Location: Adult 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

    (47)

    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 »

    EBOOK

    checking availability...

  • 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

    (16)

    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.

    EBOOK

    checking availability...

  • 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

    (20)

    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

    (47)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 COB

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

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

    Freedom Summer : the 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi2014

    by Susan Goldman Rubin

    (162)

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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: Juvenile 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

    (28)

    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

  • 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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I am Martin Luther King, Jr.

    I am Martin Luther King, Jr.2016

    by Brad Meltzer

    Series: Ordinary People Change The World

    (542)

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (2,507)

    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

  • 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

    (2,142)

    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

  • Coretta Scott King

    Coretta Scott King2008

    by Laura Hamilton Waxman

    (9)

    BOOK

    Call #: J B KING

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Spies of Mississippi : the true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the civil rights movement

    Spies of Mississippi : the true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the civil rights movement2010

    by Rick Bowers

    (439)

    Summary: In the 1950s and 1960s, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission compiled secret files on more than 87,000 private citizens in the most extensive state spying program in U.S. history. Its mission: to save segregation.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 BOW

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    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

    (72)

    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

  • Martin Luther King Jr. : a peaceful leader

    Martin Luther King Jr. : a peaceful leader2018

    by Sarah Albee

    (23)

    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: Beginning Readers

    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

    (760)

    BOOK

    Call #: 976.1 MCW

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • I am not your Negro [DVD]

    I am not your Negro2017

    Summary: Master documentary filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin's original words and a...  more »
  • We shall overcome

    We shall overcome2004

    by Herb Boyd

    (20)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 BOY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Behind the dream : the making of the speech that transformed a nation

    Behind the dream : the making of the speech that transformed a nation2011

    by Clarence B Jones

    (153)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323 JON

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    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

    (43)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 WIT

    Location: New 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

    (954)

    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

  • Because they marched : the people's campaign for voting rights that changed America

    Because they marched : the people's campaign for voting rights that changed America2014

    by Russell Freedman

    (208)

    BOOK

    Call #: J 323.1 FRE

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

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

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

    by Andrea Davis Pinkney

    (2,077)

    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

  • To the mountaintop! : my journey through the civil rights movement

    To the mountaintop! : my journey through the civil rights movement2012

    by Charlayne Hunter-Gault

    Series: New York Times

    (46)

    Summary: Starting with the inauguration of Barack Obama in 2009 and working back to the early 1960s, Hunter-Gault covers many of the significant moments in the civil rights movement, including her own pivotal role in desegregating the University of Georgia

    BOOK

    Call #: J B HUNTER-GAULT

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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 »

    E-AUDIOBOOK

    checking availability...

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

    One with others :2010

    by C. D Wright

    (419)

    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

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • 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

    (82)

    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

    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

    (240)

    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

  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.2000

    (3)

    BOOK

    Call #: B KING YA

    Location: YA Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Coretta Scott King

    Coretta Scott King2015

    by Kathleen Krull

    Series: Women Who Broke The Rules

    (63)

    Summary: A biography of the life and career of Coretta Scott King and her work for equal rights for African-Americans.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B KING

    Location: Juvenile Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Art In the Barn
    October, 18th, 2019
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $15 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

    Learn More