The Books That Bring The Civil Rights Movement To Life


NPR partial compilation of books about the Civil Rights Movement.


Book by William Jones --- The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom, and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights

Historian William P. Jones joins Gwen Ifill to offer an overview of how the March on Washington came to be, why President Kennedy feared it would cause negative aftermath and what roles women of color played on that historic day. Their discussion is one a series of conversations looking back at the legacy of August 28, 1963.

March on Washington Had More Radical Roots Than Remembered

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