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Click for more detail about To The Mountaintop: My Journey Through The Civil Rights Movement (New York Times) by Charlayne Hunter-Gault To The Mountaintop: My Journey Through The Civil Rights Movement (New York Times)

by Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Flash Point (Jan 03, 2012)
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A personal history of the civil rights movement from activist and acclaimed journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault.On January 20, 2009, 1.8 million people crowded the grounds of the Capitol to witness the inauguration of Barack Obama. Among the masses was Charlayne Hunter-Gault. She had flown from South Africa for the occasion, to witness what was for many the culmination of the long struggle for civil rights in the United States. In this compelling personal history, she uses the event to look back on her own involvement in the civil rights movement, as one of two black students who forced the University of Georgia to integrate, and to relate the pivotal events that swept the South as the movement gathered momentum through the early 1960s.
With poignant black-and-white photos, original articles from the New York Times, and a unique personal viewpoint, this is a moving tribute to the men and women on whose shoulders Obama stood.

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Click for more detail about Nelson Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom by Chris van Wyk Nelson Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

by Chris van Wyk
Flash Point (Sep 01, 2009)
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Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, offers a glimpse into the mind of a great leader, admired across the globe for his dedication to the struggles against apartheid in South Africa. Now the youngest readers can discover the remarkable story of Mandela’s long walk from ordinary village boy, to his dynamic leadership of the African National Congress, to his many long years in prison-and, at last, his freedom and astonishing rise to become the leader of his country.