The March against Fear : the last great walk of the civil rights movement and the emergence of Black power / Ann Bausum.
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- ISBN: 9781426326653
- ISBN: 1426326653
- ISBN: 9781426326660
- ISBN: 1426326661
- Physical Description: 143 pages : black & white illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Partners, .
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Chapter 1 Wild Ideas 8 -- Chapter 2 Reactions 20 -- Chapter 3 Revived 30 -- Chapter 4 Delta Bound 38 -- Chapter 5 Black Power 50 -- Chapter 6 Earthquake 64 -- Chapter 7 White Rage 78 -- Chapter 8 Supremacy 88 -- Chapter 9 Reunited 102 -- Chapter 10 Finale 110 -- Chapter 11 Aftershocks 118.
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 plan, but one teeming with risk. Just one day later Meredith was shot and wounded in a roadside ambush. Within twenty-four hours, Martin Luther King, Jr., Stokely Carmichael, and other civil rights leaders had taken up Meredith's cause, determined to overcome this violent act and complete Meredith's walk. The stakes were high--there was no time for advance planning and their route cut through dangerous territory. No one knew if they would succeed. By many measures the March Against Fear became one of the greatest protests of the civil rights era. But it was also one of the last, and the campaign has been largely forgotten. Critically acclaimed author Ann Bausum brings this crucial turning point of civil rights history back to life, escorting you along the dusty Mississippi roads where heroic marchers endured violence, rage, and fear as they walked more than 200 miles in the name of equality and justice.
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Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.1 6 184779.
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