Home Browse Books Book details, Freedom Bound: A History of America's Civil. A history of the American civil rights movement.
Home Browse Books Book details, Freedom Bound: A History of America's Civil. Freedom Bound: A History of America's Civil Rights Movement. It describes the crusades of leaders like Martin Luther King Jr, Baynard Rustin, Stokely Carmichael and Malcolm X as well as the efforts of ordinary people like Fannie Lou Hamer. Yet civil rights laws alone could not overcome the effects of past discrimination and lingering prejudice, nor did these laws substantially alter the economic system that had long permitted vast disparities of wealth and privilege, to the disadvantage of most blacks.
Freedom Bound: A History. has been added to your Cart. Traces the history of the Civil Rights movement, tells the stories of ordinary people as well as leaders, and looks at new directions for Black political expression.
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About this Item: Paperback. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes
About this Item: Paperback. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Seller Inventory GOR010119956. More information about this seller Contact this seller 20. Stock Image. ISBN 10: 0452265533 ISBN 13: 9780452265530.
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A History of America's Civil Rights Movement. ISBN-13: 9780393332438. Authors: Robert Weisbrot. Popular items with this book. In this singe volume, Robert Weisbrot gives a vivid, admirably balanced history of the civil rights movement-from its rise with the Brown decision and the Montgomery bus boycott in the 1950s, through the dramatic sit-ins, freedom rides, marches, and great legislative gains in the 1960s, to its decline in the urban riots, disputes over leadership, and affirmative.
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Freedom Bound A History of America's Civil Rights Movement By Robert Weisbrot 350 pages. In this respect, ''Freedom Bound'' notes, the civil rights achievements of the 1960's were in retreat during the 1980's. Voices of Freedom By Henry Hampton and Steve Fayer with Sarah Flynn 692 pages. The Kennedy and Johnson wars against poverty turned into mere skirmishes. Even hard-won civil rights laws were placed in jeopardy during President Reagan's tenure, of which Professor Weisbrot writes: ''The Justice Department filed suit against busing and affirmative action programs as unsound paths to the goal of racial equality.
FREEDOM BOUND A History of America's Civil Rights Movement By Robert Weisbrot Norton
FREEDOM BOUND A History of America's Civil Rights Movement By Robert Weisbrot Norton. However, those who want to re-live or to get a vivid picture of the struggle will have to turn elsewhere or await further books. Though Weisbrot's book has its strengths, it also has definite limitations. It fails to capture the epic sweep of the movement.