Bearing the Cross Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

by Garrow, David J.

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David J. Garrow is a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian who is presently professor of law and history and Distinguished Faculty Scholar at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Garrow, who earned his PhD from Duke University, is an acclaimed scholar of the United States' black freedom struggle and reproductive rights movement, as well as of the US Supreme Court. His definitive biography of Martin Luther King Jr., Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, was honored with the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for biography and the seventh-annual Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. Garrow's other books are Protest at Selma: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, The FBI and Martin Luther King, Jr.: From "Solo" to Memphis, and Liberty and Sexuality: The Right to Privacy and the Making of Roe v. Wade. He also served as a senior adviser to Eyes on the Prize, the award-winning PBS documentary series on the civil rights movement.
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1. The Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955-1956
2. The Birth of SCLC, 1957-1959
3. SNCC, the Kennedys, and the Freedom Rides, 1960-1961
4. Albany and Lessons for the Future, 1961-1962
5. Birmingham and the March on Washington, 1963
6. The Alabama Project, St. Augustine, and the Nobel Peace Prize, 1963-1964
7. Selma and the Voting Rights Act, 1965
8. Chicago and the "War on Slums," 1965-1966
9. The Meredith March, "Black Power," and the Chicago Open-Housing Protests, 1966
10. Economic Justice and Vietnam, 1966-1967
11. The Poor People's Campaign and Memphis, 1967-1968
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Subjects African Americans -- Biography
African Americans -- Civil rights
Baptists -- United States -- Clergy -- Biography
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Southern Christian Leadership Conference -- History
United States -- Race relations
Biography & Autobiography
Electronic books.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :Open Road Media,2015
Open Road Media2015
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Language English
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