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Coretta Scott King: Fighter for Justice

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This is the fascinating story of the woman who dedicated her life to supporting her husband in his valiant struggle for racial equality. With compelling insight, the author traces the development of a sensitive young girl intent on a musical career into the strong and selfless individual who plays a major role in the history of the civil rights movement. Ruth Turk takes the reader behind the scenes, revealing the trials and tribulations of her subject in an unbiased, fast moving style which is factual and convincing. The book never becomes overwhelming, but is liberally sprinkled with important names, events, and places that cover the decades from the 1920s to the present. The result is a memorable portrait of a woman and a vital part of history which is still part of the American scene. The reader will finish this book with an acute awareness of one who must be remembered, just not in the shadow of her husband, but as a meaningful person in her own right. No history of the civil rights movement can be complete without this fitting tribute to the woman who kept the Dream alive at considerable expense to her own secret dreams. This is a biography you will want to read more than once.

Table of Contents

Dust in her face — Hard times — Moving ahead — Martin — Incident in Montgomery — Civil Rights Movement — Mountains to climb — Death of a leader — On with the dream — Epilogue — Important dates — Quotations — Bibliography — Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781122099271
Subtitle:
Fighter for Justice
Publisher:
Branden Pub. Co.
Author:
Turk, Ruth
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
King, Coretta Scott
Subject:
King, martin luther, jr., 1929-1968
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Women -- Biography.
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Civil rights workers
Subject:
African-American women
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Civil rights movements
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Biography-Women
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19970601
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
108

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Biography » Women
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Children's » Peace and Justice
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Young Adult » Nonfiction » Teen Issues

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