In words, photos and on two audio CDs, witness the courageous and controversial stories that defined America?s civil rights movement
An entire generation of Americans faced the lynching of teenager Emmett Till, the murder of four girls at church, and the denial of basic liberties like voting rights, equal education and political representation. This is their story.
We Shall Overcome is a gripping chronicle of the words and voices of the civil rights movement. From stirring speeches to the voices of hate, this collection brings to life the battle for justice and equality that shook America to its core. We Shall Overcome brings you there?from the schools to the sit-ins, from Little Rock to Selma, from the pulpit to the marches.
"With powerfully superb reporting Herb Boyd slams us back into the most grueling hours of Black America's bloody struggle for Civil Rights."?Gordon Parks, award-winning photographer, writer and filmmaker
"An indispensable window on history. Herb Boyd's dramatic evocation of the legendary civil rights struggle of the 1960s is at once dramatic history and engaging literature."?Paul Robeson, Jr.