Civil Rights For Beginners
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Ideal for educational settings, the graphic-style illustrations by Frank Reynoso further engage and illuminate." --Foreword Reviews. "He the author makes the material accessible, even for young audiences, by exploring many issues and leaders in just enough detail to demonstrate the impact of each
Moreover, it deals with the expressive culture of the movement, surveying key developments in literature, music, visual art, and film, all of which served both as integral features of the movement as well as contributing to its enduring legacy.. It also discusses the civil rights and liberation movements from the 60s to the present that the African American freedom struggles helped to catalyze including the Chicano Movement, the American Indian Movement, the Asian-American Movement, the Women's Movement, and the Gay Liberation Movement.Unlike most civil rights books, Civil Rights For Beginners focuses less on major leaders and more on the ordinary African Americans who provided the backbone of the successful protests and demonstrations. Frequently, this material is scholarly and, at best, only marginally accessible to the general public. Much of that literature focuses on the dramatic events of the African American resistance to Jim Crow and oppression from the mid 1950s through the early 1970s. Martin Luther King.Civil Rights For Beginners fills a major gap by placing the modern civil rights movement into a broader historical perspective. A large swath of literature on the civil rights movement exists in the United States. Moreover, many of the books on the modern civil rights movement fo
He is the author of six books and numerous articles on art, culture, education, and politics. Visit him at paulvonblum.Frank Reynoso is a Brooklyn-based writer, cartoonist, and illustrator. His most recent book is A Life at the Margins: Keeping the Political Vision, his 2011 memoir that chronicles almost 50 years of political activism, starting with his civil rights work in the South and elsewhere in the early 1960s. He has taught at the University