Extraordinary people of the civil rights movement

Sheila Jackson Hardy

Book - 2007

A look at the lives of some courageous Americans who worked hard for civil rights in America.

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Extraordinary people
New York : Children's Press/Scholastic c2007.
Physical Description
288 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Main Author
Sheila Jackson Hardy (-)
Other Authors
P. Stephen Hardy (-)
  • Asa Philip Randolph
  • Charles Hamilton Houston
  • Septima Poinsette Clark
  • Zephaniah Alexander Looby
  • Edgar Daniel Nixon
  • Modjeska Monteith Simkins
  • Roy Wilkins
  • Ella Josephine Baker
  • Myles Horton
  • Thurgood Marshall
  • Clarence Mitchell Jr.
  • Amzie Moore
  • Isaiah DeQuincey Newman
  • Bayard Taylor Rustin
  • Daisy Bates
  • Fannie Lou Hamer
  • James Leonrd Farmer Jr.
  • Joseph Lowery
  • Constance Baker Motley
  • Avon Nyanza Williams Jr.
  • Fred Lee Shuttlesworth
  • Ernest C. Withers
  • Aaron Henry
  • Charles Evers
  • Mae BErtha Carter
  • Cordy Tindell Vivian
  • Medgar Evers
  • Malcolm Little, a.ka. Malcolm X, El Hajj Malik El Shabazz
  • Ralph Abernathy
  • Hosea Williams
  • Harold "Harry" George Belafonte Jr.
  • Coretta Scott King
  • James Lawson
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Dorothy Foreman Cotton
  • Richard "Dick" Claxton Gregory
  • Andrew Jackson Young Jr.
  • Unita Blackwell
  • Walter Fauntroy
  • James Meredith
  • Myrlie Evers-Williams
  • Robert "Bob" Moses
  • Marion Shepilov Barry Jr.
  • James Luther Bevel
  • Diane Nash
  • Horace Julian Bond
  • John R. Lewis
  • James Zwerg
  • Stokely Carmichael, a.k.a. Kwame Toure
  • Jesse Louis Jackson Sr.
  • Emmett Till
  • James Edward Orange
  • Bernice Johnson Reagon
  • The women of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • The Greensboro Four (Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil, Ezell Blair Jr., and David Richmond)
  • The Freedom Riders
  • Freedom Summer
  • From Selma to Mongomery: marching for the vote
  • The martyrs of the Orangeburg Massacre (Henry Smith, Samuel Hammond Jr., DeLano Middleton, and Cleveland Sellers)
  • The Memphis sanitation workers' strike
  • Ressurection city and the Poor People's Campaign.
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