This unforgettable and empowering era of American history is brought to life through stirring images and an informative, highly accessible text. Concentrating on the years 1954 - 68, this evocative book chronicles the struggles of both the well-known activists and grassroots participants alike. With dramatic images of institutional segregation and uplifting moments of pride and unity, this book is an essential read for all Americans.

Civil Rights Movement: An Illustrated History 1996, Gramercy Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780517159637