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Arsenault, Raymond. Freedom Riders: 1961 and the Struggle for Racial Justice. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Bloom, Joshua and Waldo E. Martin Jr. Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2013.

Branch, Taylor. The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2013.

Etheridge, Eric. Breach of Peace: Portraits of the 1961 Mississippi Freedom Riders. Atlas, 2008.

Foner, Phillip S. (editor).  The Black Panthers Speak. Haymarket Books, Third Edition, 2014.

Holsaert, Faith S. Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC. First Illinois Paperback, 2010.

Jones, William P. The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom, and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 2013.

Joseph, Peneil E. Stokely: A Life. New York, NY: Basic Civitas Books, 2014.

King, Martin Luther (author) and James M. Washington (editor). A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. HarperOne, Revised Edition, 2003.

Lewis, John. Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change. New York: Hyperion, 2012.

Lewis, John with Michael D'Orso. Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement. Orlando, FL: Harcourt Brace & Co, 1998.

Lewis, John and Andrew Aydin. March. Book One. Top Shelf Productions, 2013.

Marable, Manning. Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. New York, NY: The Penguin Group, 2012.

Margolick, David. Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock. Yale University Press, 2011.

Mills, Kay. This Little Light of Mine: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer (Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century). University Press of Kentucky, 2007.

Nichols, David A. A Matter of Justice: Eisenhower and the Beginning of the Civil Rights Revolution. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2007.

Roberts, Gene and Hank Kilbanoff. The Race Beat: The Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation. New York, NY: Vintage Books, 2007.

Sullivan Patricia. Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement. New York, NY: The New Press, 2009.

Sugrue, Thomas J. Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North. New York, NY: Random House, 2008.

Watson, Bruce. Freedom Summer: The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America A Democracy. New York, NY: The Penguin Group, 2010.

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  1. Aaron Greer on July 5, 2016 at 10:28 AM

    Thanks for this helpful resource!

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