Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965
by Juan Williams
Publication Date: Sep 03, 2013
List Price: $23.00 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 336
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann and Pearson PLC
The 25th-anniversary edition of Juan Williams’s celebrated account of the tumultuous early years of the civil rights movement
From the Montgomery bus boycott to the Little Rock Nine to the Selma Montgomery march, thousands of ordinary people who participated in the American civil rights movement; their stories are told in Eyes on the Prize. From leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., to lesser-known figures such as Barbara Rose John and Jim Zwerg, each man and woman made the decision that somethinghad to be done to stop discrimination. These moving accounts and pictures of the first decade of the civil rights movement are a tribute to the people, black and white, who took part in the fight for justice and the struggle they endured.
- History / United States / 20th Century
- Political Science / Civil Rights
- Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
- Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
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