Voices of Civil Rights

Read More About It

  • Chafe,William H., Raymond Gavins, Robert Korstad, and others, eds. Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Tell About Life in the Segregated South. New York: The New Press, 2001.
  • Engelbert, Phillis. American Civil Rights: Biographies. Detroit, Michigan: UXL, 1999.
  • Jensen, Richard J., and Hammerback, John C., eds. The Words of César Chávez. College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 2002.
  • Ritchie, Donald. Doing Oral History. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1995.
  • Saye, John William. Ghost Dancing the Law: The Wounded Knee Trials. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1997.
  • Wexler, Sanford. An Eyewitness History of the Civil Rights Movement. New York: Checkmark Books, 1999.

For Younger Readers:

  • Altman, Linda Jacobs. The American Civil Rights Movement: The African-American Struggle for Equality. Berkeley Heights, New Jersey: Enslow Publishers, Inc., 2004.
  • Cheatham, Kae. Dennis Banks: Native American Activist. Springfield. New Jersey: Enslow Publishers, 1997.
  • Gaines, Ann. César Chávez: The Fight for Farm Workers Rights. Chanhassen, Minnesota: The Child's World, 2003.
  • Orr, Tamra B. The Civil Rights Movement. San Diego, California: Blackbirch Press, 2004.
  • The Struggle for Civil Rights: 1940s–1970s. Evanston, Illinois: Nextext, 2003.
  • Vernell, Marjorie. Leaders of Black Civil Rights. San Diego, California: Lucent Books, 2000.

You can continue to enjoy the richness of the Library's collections by going to these suggested links that will be of special interest to kids and families! You can continue to enjoy the richness of the Library's collections by going to these suggested links that will be of special interest to kids and families!

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