Annotated Bibliography: Freedom Is A Constant Struggle

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RUNNING HEAD: Annotated Bibliography Annotated Bibliography Moises Perez August 9, 2015 Devry University Andrews, Kenneth T. Freedom Is a constant struggle: The Mississippi civil rights movement and its legacy. University of Chicago Press, 2004. This book couples extensive archival research, interviews with activists, and quantitative historical data, Freedom Is a Constant Struggle provides many new looks into the civil rights struggle, and it displays a much larger theory to explain how movements have lasting impacts on politics and society. Andryszewski, Tricia. The march on Washington, 1963: Gathering to be heard. Brookfield, CT: Millbrook Press, 1996. This resource provides background knowledge about the momentum…show more content…
It also provides a new perspective of the methods that King and Malcolm X used in order to reach Black Americans and Americans in general during the Civil Rights Movement. Lambert, Frank. The battle of Ole Miss: civil rights v. states' rights. Oxford University Press, 2010. James Meredith was the first to break the color barrier in 1962 because he was the first African American student at Ole Miss. The violent rioting that followed is one of the most violent clashes of the civil rights era. Frank Lambert, who was a student at Ole Miss at the time and witnessed many of these events, provides a narrative of the tumultuous period surrounding Meredith's arrival at Ole Miss. Lambert was able to explain his perspective of the riot and what ensued. McNeese, Tim. Plessy v. Ferguson: Separate but equal. New York: Chelsea House, 2007. In this book, the author Tim McNeese uses historical insight regarding the landmark case of Plessy v Ferguson. Plessy, who was a man who was one-eighth black and how he was jailed for sitting in a railroad cart that was designated for whites only. This case set a precedent for the creation of 'separate but equal' laws. This source is perfect for providing background knowledge about the roots of the Civil Rights…show more content…
Well before the Montgomery bus boycott, mothers led their children into segregated amusement parks, teenagers congregated at forbidden swimming pools, and church groups picnicked at white-only parks. But too often white mobs attacked those who dared to transgress racial norms. In Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters, Victoria W. Wolcott tells the story of this battle for access to leisure space in cities all over the United States. Wexler, Sanford. The civil rights movement: An eyewitness history. New York, NY: Facts on File, 1993. The wealth of information that this book holds makes it an invaluable resource. Photographs are used throughout the book to better highlight the struggle black Americans faced on a day to day basis and the information that is included makes the book a great resource. The book chronicles the various stages and events that led to the Civil Rights Movement. It begins with Reconstruction and ends with the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. This book encompasses, everything related to the Civil Rights
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