Election Day is November 3rd! Make sure your voice is heard

The Civil Rights Era (1865–1970)

Further Study

Suggestions for Further Reading

Further Study Suggestions for Further Reading

Bloom, Alexander, ed. Long Time Gone: Sixties America Then and Now. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Carson, Clayborne, ed. The Eyes on the Prize Civil Rights Reader: Documents, Speeches, and Firsthand Accounts from the Black Freedom Struggle, 19541990. New York: Penguin, 1991.

Chappell, David.Inside Agitators: White Southerners in the Civil Rights Movement. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Dudziak, Mary L.Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2001.

King, Martin Luther., Jr.A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King Jr. San Francisco: Harper, 1990.

———. Why We Can’t Wait. New York: Signet Classics, 2000.

Morris, Aldon D.Origins of the Civil Rights Movement: Black Communities Organizing for Change. New York: Free Press, 1984.

Patterson, James T.Brown v. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and Its Troubled Legacy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Raines, Howell. My Soul Is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered. New York: Penguin Books, 1983.

Rhea, Joseph Tilden. Race Pride and the American Identity. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2001.

Weisbrot, Robert. Freedom Bound: A History of America’s Civil Rights Movement. New York: Plume Books, 1990.

X, Malcolm, and Alex Haley. The Autobiography of Malcolm X. New York: Ballantine Books, 1989.

Popular pages: The Civil Rights Era (1865–1970)