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The NAACP: Reflections on the First 100 Years

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Berg, Manfred. Ticket to Freedom: The NAACP and the Struggle for Black Political Integration. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005.

Greenberg, Jack. Crusaders in the Courts. New York: Basic Books, 1994.

Janken, Kenneth. White: The Biography of Walter White, Mr. NAACP. New York: New Press, 2003.

Jonas, Gilbert. Freedom’s Sword: The NAACP and the Struggle against Racism in America, 1909–1969. New York and London: Routledge, 2005.

Kluger, Richard. Simply Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America’s Struggle for Equality. Rev. ed. New York: Knopf, 2004.

Lewis, David L. ed. W. E. B. Du Bois: A Reader. New York: Henry Holt, 1995.

Sullivan, Patricia. Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement. New York: New Press, 2009.

Wilkins, Roy. Standing Fast: The Autobiography of Roy Wilkins. With Tom Mathews. New York: Penguin, 1982.

Williams, Juan. My Soul Looks Back in Wonder: Voices of the Civil Rights Experience. New York: Sterling Publishers, 2004.

Williams, Juan. Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary. New York: Times Books, 1998.

For Younger Readers

Adler, David A. A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall. Illustrated by Robert Casilla. New York: Holiday House, 1997.

Altman, Linda Jacobs. The American Civil Rights Movement: The African-American Struggle for Equality. Berkeley Heights, N.J.: Enslow Publishers, 2004.

Bolden, Tonya. Tell All the Children Our Story: Memories and Mementos of Being Young and Black in America. New York: Abrams, 2001.

Hoose, Phillip. Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009.

McKissack, Patricia and Frederick McKissack. Ida B. Wells-Barnett: A Voice against Violence. Springfield, N.J.: Enslow, 2001.

Osborne, Linda Barrett. Traveling the Freedom Road: From Slavery and the Civil War through Reconstruction. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2009.

Rhym, Darren. The NAACP. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2002.

Santella, Andrew. The NAACP: An Organization Working to End Discrimination. Chanhassen, Minnesota: The Child’s World, 2004.

Williams, Carla. Thurgood Marshall. Chanhassen, Minnesota: The Child’s World, 2002.

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