Books: Non-Fiction

This Day in Civil Rights History

Book — Non-fiction. By Horace Randall Williams and Ben Beard. 2009. 368 pages.
A full page description of a key event in the history of the Civil Rights Movement for each day of the year.
Time Periods: People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974, All US History
Themes: Civil Rights Movements

A unique catalog of historic civil rights events. From the Quakers’ 17th-century antislavery resolution, to slave uprisings during the Civil War, to the infamous Orangeburg Massacre in 1968, and beyond, authors Horace Randall Williams and Ben Beard present a vivid collection of 366 events — one for every day of the year plus Leap Day — chronicling African Americans’ battle for human dignity and self-determination.

Every day of the year has witnessed significant events in the struggle for civil rights. This Day in Civil Rights History is an illuminating collection of these cultural turning points. [Publisher’s description.]

ISBN: 9781588382412 | NewSouth Books