Protest at Selma Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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.
Cover Page
Title Page
List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Introduction: Voting Rights and Protest
1. Black Voters and the Federal Voting Rights Enforcement Effort in the South, 1940-1964
2. Selma and the Voting Rights Act: Commencement and Climax
3. Selma and the Voting Rights Act: Crisis and Denouement
4. Reactions and Responses: Selma, Birmingham, and Civil Rights Legislation
5. Congressmen, Constituents, and the News Media
6. Enforcement and Effects: The Voting Rights Act and Black Political Participation in the South, 1965-1976,
7. The Strategy of Protest and the SCLC at Selma
About the Author
Copyright Page.

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Subjects African Americans -- Suffrage -- Southern States
Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.)
Voter registration -- Southern States
Electronic books.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :Open Road Media,2015
Open Road Media2015
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
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ISBN 9781504011549
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