Download e-book for iPad: 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 adolescence as a black woman starting to be up in rural segregated Mississippi throughout the Sixties and '70s. She used to be a farmer's daughter, one among 8 childrens, who spent her summer time holidays deciding upon 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 choice said segregated colleges have been unlawful. all through her first-person memoir, Regis presents the historical past of the civil rights circulate in an available demeanour to aid scholars position the non-public narrative in ancient context. unique and ancient photos are supplied to assist readers higher comprehend the event of being in an individual 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 vigorous writing type and fascinating tales support historical past come alive for college students studying approximately Civil Rights. additionally incorporated are a sequence foreword, timeline, thesaurus, and Questions for dialogue and mirrored image for every bankruptcy. additionally to be had during this sequence are A Voice from the Holocaust and A Voice from the Vietnam War.

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