Companion primary source reader to the PBS documentary series Eyes on the Prize. Includes speeches by Martin Luther King Jr, and his “Letter from Birmingham City Jail,” an interview with Rosa Parks, selections from “Malcolm X Speaks” and Black Panther Bobby Seale’s “Seize the Time,” and other first-hand accounts of the Civil Rights Movement.
“An important volume for students and professionals who wish to grasp the basic nature of the civil rights movement and how it changed America in fundamental ways.” —Aldon Morris, Northwestern University
“A remarkable collection . . . Indispensable.” —William H. Harris, Texas Southern University
ISBN: 9780140154030 | Penguin Books