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Constitutional Law and the Civil Rights Movement - Books

 

  • Ray Arsenault, Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Equality (Oxford University Press, 2006);
  • Jack Bass, Taming the Storm: The Life and Times of Judge Frank Johnson, Jr. (University of Georgia Press, 2002); ISBN-13: 9780820325316;
  • Ann Beard, Daisy Bates: The Champion of the Little Rock Nine (New South Books) ISBN 978-1-58838-081-4;
  • Taylor Branch, Parting The Waters (Simon & Schuster, 1988);
  • Taylor Branch, Pillar of Fire (Simon & Schuster, 1998);
  • Taylor Branch, At Canaan's Edge (Simon & Schuster, 2006);
  • Will Campbell, Brother to a Dragonfly (1977, Continuum Books edition, 2000);
  • Will Campbell, Forty Acres and a Goat (Originally published in 1986; paperback edition, Jefferson Press, 2002);
  • W. J. Cash, The Mind Of The South (Alfred Knopf, Inc., 1941, 50th Anniversary Edition, Vintage Books, 1991);
  • Peter Edelman, Searching for America's Heart: RFK and the Renewal of Hope (Houghton Mifflin Company, 2001);
  • Marian Wright Edelman, Lanterns: A Memoir of Mentors (Harper Collins, 1999);
  • Anne Emanuel, Elbert Parr Tuttle: Chief Jurist of the Civil Rights Revolution (University of Georgia Press, 2011) ISBN 13: 978-0-8203-3947-4;
  • John Hope Franklin, Race and History: Selected Essays (1938-1988) (Louisiana State University Press, 1992);
  • John Hope Franklin, Mirror to America (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2005);
  • Lawrence Goldstone, Inherently Unequal: The Betrayal of Equal Rights By The Supreme Court 1865-1903 (Walker & Company, New York, 2011);
  • Robert Graetz, A White Preacher's Message on Race and Reconciliation: Based Upon His Experiences Beginning With The Montgomery Bus Boycott (New South Books) ISBN 978-1-58838-190-3;
  • Fred Gray, Bus Ride to Justice (New South Books) ISBN 1-58838-113-7;
  • Jack Greenberg, Brown v. Board of Education: Witness to a Landmark Decision (Twelve Tables Press, 2004);
  • David Halberstam, The Children (Random House, Inc., 1998);
  • David Halberstam, the Fifties (Ballantine Books, 1993);
  • Michael Honey, Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign (Norton Books, 2007);
  • Myles Horton, The Long Haul: An Autobiography (Teachers College Press, 1998);
  • Peter Irons, Jim Crow's Children: The Broken Promise of the Brown Decision (Penguin Books, 2004);
  • Michael Klarman, Brown v. Board of Education and the Civil Rights Movement (Oxford University Press, 2007);
  • Richard Kluger, Simple Justice (Vintage Books, Random House, 2004);
  • John Lewis, Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement (Harcourt Brace & Company, 1998);
  • James Loewen, Lies My Teacher Told Me (A National Bestseller) (Touchstone, Simon & Shuster, 1995, 2007);
  • James Loewen, Sundown Towns (Touchstone, Simon & Shuster, 2005);
  • Manning Marable, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention (Viking Penguin Group, 2011);
  • Gene Patterson, Ray Arsenault, and Roy Peter Clark, The Changing South: Journalism and Civil Rights, 1960-1968 (University Press of Florida, 2002);
  • James Patterson, Brown v. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone And Its Troubled Legacy (Oxford University Press, 2001);
  • Solomon Seay, Jr., and Delores Boyd, Jim Crow and Me: Stories From My Life As A Civil Rights Lawyer (New South Books) ISBN 978-1-58838-175-0;
  • Debra Schultz and Blanche Cook, Going South: Jewish Women in the Civil Rights Movement (New York University Press) ISBN 0-8147- 9774-1;
  • Frank Sikora, The Judge: The Life and Opinions of Alabama's Frank M. Johnson, Jr. (New South Books, 2007) ISBN 13-978-1-58838-158-7;
  • Ana Maria Spagna, Test Ride on the Sunnyland Bus (University of Nebraska Press, 2010) ISBN 978-0-8032-1712-6;
  • Henry Wiencek, An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America (print and audio book from Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003);
  • Juan Williams, Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary (Random House, Inc., 1998).
  • C. Vann Woodward, The Strange Career of Jim Crow (Commemorative Edition, Oxford University Press, 2002).
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