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African American Politicians & Civil Rights Activists

African American Politicians & Civil Rights Activists

by Joanne Randolph




Through centuries of slavery, segregation, and racist violence. African Americans have endured, fought, and, increasingly over time, won many battles. These victories were propelled by a groundswell of grassroots action, but they were also motivated and organized by courageous leadership. Learn about the lives and accomplishments of Sojouner Truth. W. E. B. Du Bois, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Malcolm X. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King, and other lesser known figures who led the way down the very difficult road to freedom and civil rights.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766092525
Publisher: Enslow Publishing
Publication date: 01/15/2018
Series: Pioneering African Americans
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Sowing The Seeds For The Civil Rights Movement 4

Chapter 2 Four Leaders For Freedom 8

Chapter 3 The Crisis is Born 15

Chapter 4 Organizing For The Cause 20

Chapter 5 The Fearless Ida B. Wells-Barnett 25

Chapter 6 Charles Hamilton Houston: Learning From The Best 32

Chapter 7 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Timely Leader 39

Glossary 46

Further Reading 47

Index 48

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