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I spent my early years in the Mississippi Delta and moved to Chicago during my
early adolescent years . ... My move to Chicago rudely awakened me to the
reality that the North was no Promised Land but a bastion of racial segregation
Having anticipated this move , King and others devised an alternative system . At
that moment I remembered that some time previously , my good friend Rev .
Theodore Jemison had led a bus boycott in Baton Rouge , Louisiana . Knowing
On November 27 , 1953 , forty - eight black soldiers in Columbia , South Carolina
, were arrested and fined a total of $ 1 , 573 because one of them refused to
move from a bus seat he occupied next to a white girl . The November 28 , 1953 ...
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A sociological, mass movement based look at the Civil Rights Mvt and it's constituent alphabet soup parts: NAACP, CORE, SCLC, MIA etc. The interesting thing about this book is the many interviews the ... Read full review
Beginnings and Confrontations 17
MIA ICC and ACMHR 40 37
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