The Civil Rights Movement is one of the most important watershed movements in the history of African Americans as well as the history of the United States. While inequity between racial groups still exists in America, tremendous advances have been made due to the intrepid efforts of Civil Rights activists throughout the 20th century.
Jamie J. Wilson is associate professor of modern United States and African American history at Salem State University, Salem, MA.
"This work is recommended for all African American history and culture collections." - ARBA