Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement
Patricia Sullivan (Author)
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September 14, 2010
6.0 X 9.4 X 1.5 inches | 1.72 pounds
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About the Author
Patricia Sullivan teaches history at the University of South Carolina and is a fellow in the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard University. Her books include Days of Hope: Race and Democracy in the New Deal Era and Freedom Writer: Virginia Foster Durr, Letters from the Civil Rights Years. She lives in Washington, D.C.
A major contribution to our understanding of the political and cultural history of African Americans--indeed, of America itself.
--Henry Louis Gates Jr., Alphonse Fletcher University Professor, Harvard University Superb new history . . . elegantly written. A compelling, exhaustively researched account that sweeps across much of the last century.
--Jonathan Rosenberg, The Christian Science Monitor [A] vital account of 100 years of foundational civil rights activism.
--Publishers Weekly (starred review) An overdue tribute to the organization most responsible for dismantling American apartheid.
--Kirkus Reviews A compelling story . . . includes enough action-packed material for a handful of historical novels, monographs, and biographies, as well as a few movies and a TV series or two.