Download e-book for kindle: A Voice from the Civil Rights Era (Voices of by Frankye Regis

By Frankye Regis

ISBN-10: 0313329982

ISBN-13: 9780313329982

Frankye Regis recounts her youth as a black lady growing to be up in rural segregated Mississippi throughout the Nineteen Sixties and '70s. She used to be a farmer's daughter, one among 8 young children, who spent her summer season holidays making a choice on cotton in her father's fields. She would not dare glance a white individual within the eye if she handed one in the street. Her highschool used to be no longer built-in till 1980, 25 years after the Brown v. Board of Education selection said segregated faculties have been unlawful. all through her first-person memoir, Regis presents the background of the civil rights circulate in an obtainable demeanour to assist scholars position the non-public narrative in old context. unique and old photos are supplied to aid readers greater comprehend the event of being in a person else's shoes.

This is the 3rd e-book in a brand new sequence, Voices of 20th Century Conflict, directed in the direction of highschool scholars. each one tale during this sequence is instructed via own vignettes and reflections that chronicle the existence and occasions of the writer with historic context unifying and clarifying the occasions. The energetic writing type and fascinating tales support background come alive for college kids studying approximately Civil Rights. additionally incorporated are a sequence foreword, timeline, thesaurus, and Questions for dialogue and mirrored image for every bankruptcy. additionally on hand during this sequence are A Voice from the Holocaust and A Voice from the Vietnam War.

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