Eyes on the Prize

Eyes on the Prize

America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965


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  • Ebook
  • ISBN 9781101639306
  • 320 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

Eyes on the Prize traces the movement from the landmark Brown v. the Board of Education case in 1954 to the march on Selma and the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965. This is a companion volume to the first part of the acclaimed PBS series.
Eyes on the Prize

Eyes on the Prize

Juan Williams, Introduction by: Julian Bond

Praise

Praise for previous editions:

“A fascinating, fast-moving overview.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Skillfully combines written and oral sources with the historical narrative . . . Will be invaluable to students as well as the general reader.” —The Boston Globe

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter One: God Bless the Child: The Story of School Desegregation
Chapter Two: Standing for Justice: Mississippi and the Till Case
Chapter Three: We’re Not Moving to the Back, Mr. Blake: The Montgomery Bus Boycott
Chapter Four: Hall Monitors from the 101st: The Little Rock Story
Chapter Five: Down Freedom’s Main Line: The Movement’s Next Generation
Chapter Six: Freedom in the Air: The Lessons of Albany and Birmingham
Interlude: The March on Washington
Chapter Seven: Mississippi: Freedom Has Never Been Free
Chapter Eight: Selma: The Bridge to Freedom

Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Credits
Staff
Index

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