Description - The History of the Civil Rights Movement: The Story of the African American Fight for Justice and Equality by Dan Peel
Marking 55 years since the landmark Civil Rights Act was signed into law, this book takes you on a fascinating journey through the defining moments of America's Civil Rights Movement during the 1950s and 1960s. You'll find everything from Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott to Martin Luther King's legendary 'I Have a Dream' speech and the March on Washington. Filled with fascinating features, emotive stories, and iconic imagery, the book explores the origins of the African American fight for freedom and equality, its achievements in the face of intense opposition, the movement's iconic leaders and their roles, and how it has inspired the new wave of protest and activism currently sweeping the World. Persuading everyone from World leaders, sports men and women, and millions of ordinary citizens to "Take the Knee."
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