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Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil…

Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi

by Susan Goldman Rubin

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A fine work of non fiction. Perfect for middle grade readers. ( )
  EmilyRokicki | Feb 26, 2016 |
An accessible, passionate account of this pivotal and tragic period in the Civil Rights Movement. What this informative book needs is a concluding chapter or afterward discussing how the recent dismantling of the 1964 Voting Rights Act by the U.S. Supreme Court has rendered the dangerous work of those fearless Civil Rights works irrelevant and the murders of Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman meaningless. ( )
  Sullywriter | May 22, 2015 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0823429202, Hardcover)

This riveting account of the murder of three civil rights crusaders in Mississippi offers new interviews with volunteers from that fateful summer and many never-before-seen photographs. 

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An account of the civil rights crusade in Mississippi 50 years ago that brought on shocking violence and the beginning of a new political order.

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