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Author Stokes, John A., 1931-

Title Students on strike : Jim Crow, civil rights, Brown, and me : a memoir / by John A. Stokes with Lois Wolfe and Herman Viola.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 371.829 Sto    ---  Available
Description 127 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-127) and index.
Contents Fear makes me hide -- Growing up rich in spirit -- School days -- Life in the Jim Crow South -- Beating the system -- Lessons from Ned -- The sky did not fall -- Separate but never equal -- Our Manhattan project -- There's a riot at the school -- Taking care of business -- Don't give up -- Uncharted waters -- A skittish night -- Cover me -- Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County -- Massive resistance -- Standing on shoulders.
Summary Presents an eyewitness account of the 1951 "Manhattan Project," a strike at R.R. Moton High School in Virginia which led to the historic civil right case "Brown v. Board of Education" and ended separate schooling for blacks and whites throughout the United States.
Subject African American students -- History.
Segregation in education -- Southern States -- History.
School integration -- Southern States -- History.
Stokes, John A., 1931-
Added Author Wolfe, Lois, 1952-
Viola, Herman J.
ISBN 9781426301537
1426301537 : $15.95

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