Books tagged: civil rights movement

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Alligators and Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,300. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A young woman faces danger—and finds courage and community—in Alabama during the 1960s.
History of Civil Rights Movement in USA
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The civil rights movement in the United States of America along with massive protest movements against all forms of racial discrimination and segregation that had occurred in the southern provinces of the United States of America that had come to its natural prominence during the time of the mid-1950s had shaped the given civil rights movement in the United States of America.
The Malcolm X Story Retold: In Search of the Blessed Community
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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This small book is a poetic retelling of the Malcolm X story, in which his life is reframed as a spiritual quest. The book provides a contrast to almost fifty years of writings that focus primarily on unraveling the complexities of his political beliefs and sorting out the details of his intense life and his tragic death by assassination.
Baseball Under Siege: The Yankees, the Cardinals, and a Doctor';s Battle to Integrate Spring Training
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
In 1961, when the New York Yankees and the St. Louis Cardinals arrived in St. Petersburg, Florida, for spring training, neither team had any idea that an African American physician was about to turn its world upside down.
The Color of Redemption
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,030. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Dove Christian Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Inspirational
After a devastating event, Katie moves with her children to a relative’s house in a majority-white suburb of Los Angeles. Settling in, she was confident she had escaped the horrors of her hometown. But the memory of that horrible event, and the hatred it stirred in her, were not easily shaken. Though she escaped a segregated Southern town, racism and intolerance were not easily left behind.
Stop Fighting Me
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 48,540. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the late '60s a racially mixed woman arrives at a workshop on Social Change along with a South African white man. On scene are black militants demanding change.
Gospel Singers and Gunslingers; Riots and Radicals
Price: Free! Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book confronts the misconceptions, distortions and outright lies that have created a popular myth of the American Civil Rights movement as nonviolent. Only after the introduction of armed self defense, riots and militant rhetoric was the nonviolent civil rights movement able to affect change and achieve its main goals of desegregation and voting rights.
My Mama's Tamales
Price: Free! Words: 66,470. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
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What does a mother teach a daughter about a chaotic world? What does she teach her child about love, necessity, bigotry, self-confidence, and her Latina culture? Rosario Olmos has her work cut out for her. This novel is a precious story of remarkable endurance, all-encompassing wisdom, and unfolding sense of self.
27 Views of Greensboro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Eno Publishers. Categories: Essay » Literature
27 Views of Greensboro features the works of twenty-seven contemporary writers who write about life in their hometown. In a variety of genres and a wide-range of subjects they create a sense of place, a storied mosaic about the Gate City (and along the way explain why it's called the Gate City). Writers include Fred Chappell, Michael Parker, Diya Abdo, Quinn Dalton, Jim Schlosser, Jim Dodson.
Alabama Days
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 139,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Alabama Days by James Eckardt, cover design by Colin Cotterill A few weeks after the 1965 Selma March, four teenage Catholic seminarians from Long Island arrive in Birmingham, Alabama, to work for Father Edmund Fraser in a door-to-door voter registration campaign. Nights, they return to the same black neighborhoods to play guitars and lead crowds in singing freedom songs.