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History of the Civil Rights Movement

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Books at SLC: click on the cover to find it in WorldCat@SU

Jim Crow's Counterculture: the blues and Black southerners, 1890-1945
Long Is the Way and Hard: one hundred years of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Right to Ride: streetcar boycotts and African American citizenship in the era of Plessy v. Ferguson
Defying Dixie: the radical roots of civil rights, 1919-1950
Want to Start a Revolution?: radical women in the Black freedom struggle
War! What Is It Good For? Black freedom struggles and the U.S. military from World War II to Iraq
Black Power: radical politics and African American identity
Blue Texas: the making of a multiracial Democratic coalition in the Civil Rights era
Rebellion in Black and White: southern student activism in the 1960s
A Voice That Could Stir an Army: Fannie Lou Hamer and the rhetoric of the Black freedom movement
We Ain't What We Ought to Be: the Black freedom struggle, from emancipation to Obama
Delaying the Dream: southern senators and the fight against civil rights, 1938-1965
Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau: race, gender, and public policy in the age of emancipation
Colorblind Injustice: minority voting rights and the undoing of the Second Reconstruction