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    Invisible men

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    Freedom riders

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    Stride toward freedom; the Montgomery story

    King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.

    Chronicles the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott sparked by Mrs. Rosa Park's refusal to give up her seat to a white male, describing the plans and problems of a nonviolent campaign, reprisals by the white community, and the eventual attainment of desegrated city bus service.

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    Plessy v. Ferguson

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    Jim Crow's children

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    The struggle for equal education

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    Savage inequalities

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    Separate, but not equal

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    Separate, but not equal : the dream and the struggle

    Haskins, James, 1941-

    Relates the history of African American education, from colonial times, to Brown v. the Board of Education, to the present.

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    Rosa Parks

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    Rosa Parks

    Brinkley, Douglas.

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    When will I get in?

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    When will I get in?

    Price, Sean.

    Examines segregation and civil rights, providing information about Jim Crow laws, the NAACP, Brown versus the Board of Education, school integration, protests, the Civil Rights Act, and prominent people from the era.

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    The Montgomery bus boycott

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    Twelve days in May

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    Twelve days in May : Freedom Ride 1961

    Brimner, Larry Dane.

    The story of the Freedom Riders, who boarded buses in Washington, D.C., for New Orleans, Louisiana, as a way to draw attention to the lack of enforcement of the laws prohibiting segregation on buses crossing state lines and at bus stations.

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    Freedom walkers

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    Freedom walkers : the story of the Montgomery bus boycott

    Freedman, Russell.

    Presents the story of the Montgomery bus boycott and the key persons and events that contributed to the year-long struggle for equal rights on Montgomery's city buses.

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    Brown v. Board of Education

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    Brown v. Board of Education : the battle for equal education

    Somervill, Barbara A.

    Presents an account of the famous Supreme Court case which led to the outlawing of racial segregation in public schools.

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    The first step

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    The first step : how one girl put segregation on trial

    Goodman, Susan E., 1952-

    Looks at how in 1847, a young African American girl named Sarah Roberts made history with her case of Roberts versus the City of Boston to outlaw segregated schools.

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    Students on strike

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    Students on strike : Jim Crow, civil rights, Brown, and me : a memoir

    Stokes, John A., 1931-

    John A. Stokes, one of the leaders of the student strike at R. R. Morton High School in 1951, describes the conditions in which he and his fellow classmates learned and provides an account of how they fought against segregation.

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    The Montogmery bus boycott

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    The Montogmery bus boycott

    Stein, R. Conrad.

    Discusses how the black community of Montgomery, Alabama, staged the 1955 boycott to end segregation on public buses.

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    Claudette Colvin

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    Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice

    Hoose, Phillip M., 1947-

    Presents an account of fifteen-year-old Claudette Colvin, an African-American girl who refused to give up her seat to a white woman on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama, nine months before Rosa Parks, and covers her role in a crucial civil rights case.

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    Rosa

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    Rosa

    Giovanni, Nikki.

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    I am Rosa Parks

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    I am Rosa Parks

    Meltzer, Brad.

    An illustrated overview of the life of Rosa Parks, focusing on her influence on civil rights.

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    If a bus could talk

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    If a bus could talk : the story of Rosa Parks

    Ringgold, Faith.

    A biography of the African-American woman and civil rights worker whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus led to a boycott which lasted more than a year in Montgomery, Alabama.

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    The journal of Biddy Owens

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    The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Teenager Biddy Owens' 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons includes the games and the players, racism the team faces from New Orleans to Chicago, and his family's resistance to his becoming a professional baseball player. Includes a historical note about the evolution of the Negro Leagues.

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    Stella by starlight

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    Stella by starlight

    Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

    When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town.

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    Satch & me

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    Satch & me : a baseball card adventure

    Gutman, Dan.

    With his ability to travel through time using vintage baseball cards, Joe takes Flip with him to find out whether Satchel Paige really was the fastest pitcher ever.

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    Jump into the sky

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    Jump into the sky

    Pearsall, Shelley.

    In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon,where he learns that his father's unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.

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    The red rose box

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    The red rose box

    Woods, Brenda (Brenda A.)

    In 1953, Leah Hopper dreams of leaving the poverty and segregation of her home in Sulphur, Louisiana, and when Aunt Olivia sends train tickets to Los Angeles as part of her tenth birthday present, Leah gets a first taste of freedom.

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    White water

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    White water : inspired by a true story

    Bandy, Michael S.

    After tasting the warm, rusty water from the fountain designated for African Americans, a young boy questions why he cannot drink the cool, refreshing water from the "Whites Only" fountain. Based on a true experience co-author Michael S. Bandy had as a boy.

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    Grandmama's pride

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    Grandmama's pride

    Birtha, Becky, 1948-

    While on a trip in 1956 to visit her grandmother in the South, six-year-old Sarah Marie experiences segregation for the first time, but discovers that things have changed by the time she returns the following year.

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    Ron's big mission

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    Ron's big mission

    Blue, Rose.

    Nine-year-old Ron, a frequent visitor to the Lake City Public Library in South Carolina in the 1950s, where he pores over books on airplanes and flight, makes his own quiet stand against segregation when he decides to apply for his own library card. Based on the life of astronaut Ron McNair.

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    Let the children march

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    Let the children march

    Clark-Robinson, Monica.

    Under the leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, children and teenagers march against segregation in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963.

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    A taste of colored water

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    A taste of colored water

    Faulkner, Matt.

    Young cousins Lulu and Jelly, inspired by stories told by a classmate, hitch a ride into the city hoping to take a gulp of what they imagine must be some pretty special water that comes from the "colored" drinking fountain.

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    Goin' someplace special

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    Goin' someplace special

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.

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    New shoes

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    New shoes

    Meyer, Susan, 1960-

    "In this historical fiction picture book, Ella Mae and her cousin Charlotte, both African American, start their own shoe store when they learn that they cannot try on shoes at the shoe store"--Provided by publisher.

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    The quickest kid in Clarksville

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    The quickest kid in Clarksville

    Miller, Pat Zietlow.

    Growing up in the segregated town of Clarksville, Tennessee, in the 1960s, Alta's family cannot afford to buy her new sneakers--but she still plans to attend the parade celebrating her hero Wilma Rudolph's three Olympic gold medals.

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    Ruth and The Green Book

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    Ruth and The Green Book

    Ramsey, Calvin A.

    When Ruth and her parents take a motor trip from Chicago to Alabama to visit her grandma, they rely on a pamphlet called "The Negro Motorist Green Book" to find places that will serve them. Includes facts about "The Green Book.".

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    Back of the bus

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    Back of the bus

    Reynolds, Aaron, 1970-

    From the back of the bus, an African American child watches the arrest of Rosa Parks.

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    Eyes on the prize

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Prom night in Mississippi

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    Prom night in Mississippi

    In 1997, actor Morgan Freeman, a resident of the small town of Charleston, Miss., offered to pay for the senior prom at Charleston High School under one condition: the prom must be racially integrated. His offer was ignored. In 2008 he offered again, and the offer was accepted, changing the tradition of two separate proms for blacks and whites that had endured since the high school was integrated in 1970. Shows the problems and lessons learned as the event was planned and held. With comments from Morgan Freeman, students, and others. Intended to explore attitudes of racial intolerance that still persist today. In 2008, Charleston High School had 415 students, 70% black and 30% white.

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    The Rosa Parks story

    Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement.

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    Separate but equal

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    Separate but equal

    Based on the ground-breaking Brown vs. the Board of Education case in 1954; viewers follow a young Thurgood Marshall, the lawyer who argued the racially-charged lawsuit before the Supreme Court. When the black students of Clarendon County, South Carolina are denied their request for a single school bus, a bitter and courageous battle for justice and equality begins.

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