In 1946, a Black Halifax businesswoman, Viola Desmond, was wrongfully arrested for sitting in a white's-only section of a movie theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. In 2010, sixty-four years later, the Nova Scotia government recognized...
- Author:Reynolds, GrahamSummary:
- Author:Devoto, Pat CunninghamSummary:
Tab and Tina, relatives of a founder of Ku Klux Klan, are whisked away to an interracial Civil Rights school one summer. There, they befriend both a black polio patient and the biracial daughter of a Yankee and a Civil Rights leader....
- Author:Draper, Sharon M.Summary:
When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town.
- Spies of Mississippi : the true story of the spy network that tried to destroy the civil rights movementAuthor:Bowers, RickSummary:
In the 1950s and 1960s, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission compiled secret files on more than 87,000 private citizens in the most extensive state spying program in U.S. history. Its mission: to save segregation.
- Author:Gutman, DanSummary:
With his ability to travel through time using vintage baseball cards, Joe takes Flip with him to find out whether Satchel Paige really was the fastest pitcher ever.
- Author:Ramsey, Calvin A.Summary:
When Ruth and her parents take a motor trip from Chicago to Alabama to visit her grandma, they rely on a pamphlet called "The Negro Motorist Green Book" to find places that will serve them. Includes facts about "The Green Book."
- Author:Abbott, TonySummary:
Told from multiple points of view, a white family on a 1959 road trip between Ohio and Florida, visiting Civil War battlefields along the way, crosses paths with a black family near Atlanta, where one of their children has gone missing...
- Author:Due, TananariveSummary:
Two generations of Civil Rights activists tell their stories in alternating chapters, spanning the 60s and 70s. During the course of their seperate and remarkable journeys, the two women find themselves incarcerated and on the front...