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Title:
If your back's not bent : the role of the Citizenship Education Program in the civil rights movement
Author:
Cotton, Dorothy F., 1930-
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Physical Description:
xxi, 323 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
Director of the Citizenship Education Program, Dorothy Cotton, recounts the accomplishments of the program and her experiences in the civil rights movement.
Language:
English
Contents:
Sharing the prize -- When the spark was lit -- "There's your ready girl" -- People get ready, there's a "change" a-comin' -- Meeting Dr. King -- Grew like Topsy -- Why not you? -- "The cobwebs commenced a-movin' from my brain" -- The reason I sing this song -- The essence of nonviolence is love -- Dr. King and the team of wild horses -- On into the twentieth century via Birmingham -- "The spirit was movin' all over this land" -- Growing challenges to our approach in working for change --The King is dead! What in the world do I do now? -- After the assassination -- Legacy: revisiting the Dorchester Center -- Epilogue: going forward in the twenty-first century.
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ISBN:
9780743296830

9780743296847
Format :
Book