TITLE

Chapter 5: MISSISSIPPI FREEDOM SUMMER

AUTHOR(S)
McClaurin, Irma; Schomp, Virginia
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Drama of African-American History: Group 2;2008, Special section 1 p53
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 5 of the book "The Civil Rights Movement," by Irma McClaurin and Virginia Schomp is presented. It focuses the effort of U.S. President John F. Kennedy to approve the Civil Rights Act, a law wherein the African Americans have the rights to work with the White Americans companies. It highlights the struggle of Robert Moses, black leader of the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) to encourage his fellowmen for the voting registration in Mississippi.
ACCESSION #
39990945

 

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