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We've got a job : the 1963 Birmingham Children's March / written by Cynthia Levinson.

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Author/Creator:
Levinson, Cynthia.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Atlanta, Ga. : Peachtree Publishers, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • 176 p. : ill., map ; 25 x 24 cm.
Title Variation:
We have got a job
1963 Birmingham Children's March
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 170-171) and index.
Contents:
  • "I want to go to jail"
  • Audrey Faye Hendricks: "There wasn't a bombing that I wasn't at."
  • Washington Booker III: "I was too rambunctious to be a little black kid in the South. That put me in a position to be killed."
  • James W. Stewart: "No. I am not going to be confined."
  • Arnetta Streeter: "We needed to do something right then."
  • Collision course: "We shall march until victory is won."
  • Project C: "Overwhelmed by a feeling of hopelessness"
  • The foot soldiers: "We got to use what we got."
  • May 2. D-Day: "They're coming out!"
  • May 3. Double D-Day: You wondered how people could be so cruel."
  • Views from other sides: What were they thinking?
  • May 4-6, 1963: "Deliver us from evil."
  • May 7-10, 1963: "Nothing was said...about the children."
  • May 11-May 23: It was the worst of times. It was the best of times."
  • Freedom and fury: The walls fall down.
  • Afterworld.
Summary:
Discusses the events of the 4,000 African American students who marched to jail to secure their freedom in May 1963.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781561456277
1561456276

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