The Brave Who Battled Jim Crow
Joiner, Lottie L., The New Crisis
Mention civil rights, and several names immediately come to mind: Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Rosa Parks and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. But before Martin and Malcolm and Rosa, there was Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells and W.E.B. Du Bois. There was Walter White and the NAACP, crusading for justice, equality and freedom. The era immediately after the civil war and before the modern civil rights movement was a time of horrific brutality, but also great strength and courage.
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, a new series which premiers on PBS in October, examines this unique period in American history. The four-part …
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Publication information: Article title: The Brave Who Battled Jim Crow. Contributors: Joiner, Lottie L. - Author. Magazine title: The New Crisis. Volume: 109. Issue: 5 Publication date: September/October 2002. Page number: 44+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.