We Shall Not Be Moved: The Passage from the Great Migration to the Million Man March. (Hardcover)
Product Descriptionby Velma Maia Thomas
Throughout the twentieth century, African Americans would trouble the waters of America--agitating, challenging, and defying the status quo. We Shall Not Be moved continues the story begun In Lest We Forget and Freedom's Children, chronicling the struggles and triumphs of African Americans leading up to and during the Civil Rights Movement. Feel the strength of those entrenhed in the fight for justice through interactive, removalbe documents.
We Shall Not Be Moved takes readers on an interactive journey through the freedom struggles of the 20th century, tracing 100 years of battles for justice and equality on all fronts, from Marcus Garvey to the mid-century civil rights movement, from the Tuskegee Airmen to school integration, from Paul Robeson to Malcolm X. The interactive elements include reproductions of letters from soldiers in World War II, a flyer advertising the original March on Washington, a sign urging black riders to boycott the buses in Montgomery, and other facsimiles of artifacts that give readers a unique, hands-on connection to this remarkable history.