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Civil Rights History from the Ground Up: Local Struggles, a National Movement

Civil Rights History from the Ground Up: Local Struggles, a National Movement

Civil Rights History from the Ground Up: Local Struggles, a National Movement

Edited by Emilye Crosby
University of Georgia Press
510 pages
$26.95

“Engaging and accessible for nonspecialists and thought provoking for scholars, this well-written, feisty book offers cutting-edge historiography, tools for teachers, and insights for all of us. It is a must read for anyone interested in the freedom struggle and in a just, democratic society.”

–Julian Bond, founding member of SNCC and former chair of the NAACP

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