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Title The Eyes on the prize : civil rights reader : documents, speeches, and firsthand accounts from the Black freedom struggle, 1954-1990 / general editors, Clayborne Carson .. [and others]..

Publication Info. New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1991.


Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  323.4 EYE    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  973.04 EY36    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  973.0496 EY3    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 764 pages ; 22 cm
Note Cover title: The Eyes on the prize civil rights reader.
Revision of and replaces: Eyes on the prize: America's civil rights years, a reader and guide. 1987.
"A Penguin original"--Label on cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 729-741) and index.
Summary Contains much of the material that is basic to the U.S. civil rights movement, including speeches by Martin Luther King, Jr. & writings by Malcolm X. A remarkable collection of primary sources on the freedom movement in the United States ... An indispensable source for students and teachers who are interested in civil rights in America.
Contents We the people: Long journey toward a more perfect union / Vincent Harding -- Awakenings (1954-1956) / Vincent Harding -- Fighting back (1957-1962) / Darlene Clark Hine -- Ain't scared of your jails (1960-1961) / Clayborne Carson -- No easy walk (1961-1963) / David J. Garrow -- Mississippi: Is this America? (1962-1964) / Clayborne Carson -- Bridge to freedom (1965) / David J. Garrow -- We the people: Struggle continues / Vincent Harding -- Time has come (1964-1966) / Clayborne Carson -- Two societies (1965 1968) / Darlene Clark Hine -- Power! (1966-1968) / Gerald Gill -- Promised land (1967-1968) / David J. Garrow -- Ain't gonna shuffle no more (1964-1972) / Gerald Gill -- Nation of law? (1968-1971) / Gerald Gill -- Keys to the kingdom (1974-1980) / Gerald Gill -- Back to the movement (1979-mid 1980s) / Vincent Harding -- About the general editors -- Eyes on the prize civil rights reader: publishing project staff -- Eyes on the prize: Film and publishing project -- Notes on sources -- Index.
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights.
United States -- Race relations.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Indexed Term Black persons Rights Protest movements History
United States
Subject Civil Rights Movement.
Added Author Carson, Clayborne, 1944-
Added Title Eyes on the prize civil rights reader.
ISBN 0140154035: $15.95 ($19.99 Can., £9.99 U.K.)
9780140154030: $15.95 ($19.99 Can., £9.99 U.K.)
Standard No. 9780140154030
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