The Story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977
The Dexter Avenue King Memorial Church played an important role in the Civil Rights movement-it was the backbone of the Montgomery bus boycott, which served as a model for other grassroots demonstrations and which also propelled Martin Luther King, Jr. into the national spotlight.Roberson...
Published June 24th 2005 by Routledge
Freedom's Bittersweet Song
The past fifteen years have seen renewed interest in the civil rights movement. Television documentaries, films and books have brought the struggles into our homes and classrooms once again. New evidence in older criminal cases demands that the judicial system reconsider the accuracy of...
Published October 4th 2002 by Routledge