America’s Struggle for Civil Rights

 


“When you drink from the water, remember its source”

–        Chinese proverb

 

Recommended Readings

For January 2012

This month we celebrate MLK Jr. and other freedom  fighters, whose struggles made possible the many economic, political and social changes for a democratic society.

You’ll find these books and others titles on the Recommended Reading list Book Shelf and in the library collection.

E-BOOKS

 

Civil Rights in Wartime   ebrary Reader
                  Author: Sidh S.   Gohil, Neha Singh
                Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Group
Original Publication Date: 12/2009
Subjects: SikhsCivil rightsUnited States.   DiscriminationLaw and legislationUnited States.   MinoritiesLegal status, laws, etc.United States.   TerrorismPreventionLaw and legislationUnited States.   September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001.   TerrorismUnited StatesPrevention.
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Civil Rights and the Idea of Freedom   ebrary Reader
Author: King, Richard
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Original Publication Date: 04/1992
Subjects: African AmericansCivil rights.   African AmericansCivil rightsMoral and ethical aspects.   Civil rights movementsUnited StatesHistory20th century.   Civil rights movementsMoral and ethical aspectsUnited States.
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Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965   ebrary Reader
Author: Houck, Davis W.   Dixon, David E.
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Original Publication Date: 01/2009
Subjects: Civil rights movementsUnited StatesHistory20th centurySources.   Women civil rights workersUnited StatesHistory20th centurySources.   African AmericansCivil rightsHistory20th centurySources.   African American women civil rights workersHistory20th centurySources.   Women civil rights workersUnited StatesBiography.   African American women civil rights workersBiography.   WomenUnited StatesHistory20th centurySources.   United StatesRace relationsSources.
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Seventh-Day Adventists and the Civil Rights Movement   ebrary Reader
Author: London, Samuel G.
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Original Publication Date: 10/2009
Subjects: Civil rightsReligious aspectsChristianity.   Civil rights movementsUnited StatesHistory20th century.   Seventh-Day AdventistsPolitical activity.   Christianity and politicsSeventh-Day Adventists.   Seventh-Day AdventistsDoctrines.
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We Shall Overcome : A History of Civil Rights and the Law   ebrary Reader
Author: Tsesis, Alexander
Publisher: Yale University Press
Original Publication Date: 10/2008
Subjects: Civil rightsUnited StatesHistory.
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Encyclopedia of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement   ebrary Reader
Author: Gutierrez, Margo   Gutierrez, Margo   Meier, Matt S.
Publisher: Greenwood Press
Original Publication Date: 05/2000
Subjects: Mexican AmericansCivil rightsHistory20th centuryEncyclopedias.   Civil rights movementsUnited StatesHistory20th centuryEncyclopedias.
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Major Civil Rights Events 1954-1968 — North America, United States, Map   ebrary Reader
Author: Maps.com
Publisher: Maps.com
Original Publication Date: 02/1999
Subjects: Civil rightsUnited StatesMaps.   United StatesMaps.
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Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission : Civil Rights and States’ Rights   ebrary Reader
Author: Katagiri, Yasuhiro
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Original Publication Date: 11/2001
Subjects: Mississippi State Sovereignty CommissionHistory.   African AmericansCivil rightsMississippiHistory20th century.   African AmericansSegregationMississippiHistory20th century.   States’ rights (American politics)History20th century.   Civil rights movementsMississippiHistory20th century.   MississippiPolitics and government1951-   MississippiRace relations.
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Nixon’s Civil Rights : Politics, Principle, and Policy   ebrary Reader
Author: Kotlowski, Dean J.
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Original Publication Date: 2001
Subjects: Civil rightsUnited StatesHistory20th century.   Affirmative action programsGovernment policyUnited StatesHistory20th century.   United StatesPolitics and government1969-1974.
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Daisy Bates : Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas   ebrary Reader
Author: Stockley, Grif
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Original Publication Date: 10/2005
Subjects: Bates, Daisy.   Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.)   African American women civil rights workersArkansasLittle RockBiography.   African AmericansArkansasLittle RockBiography.   Civil rights workersArkansasLittle RockBiography.   Civil rights movementsArkansasLittle RockHistory.   School integrationArkansasLittle RockHistory.   Little Rock (Ark.)Biography.   Little Rock (Ark.)Race relations.   ArkansasRace relations.
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Civil Justice in the Age of Human Rights   ebrary Reader
Author: Jacob, Joseph M.
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Group
Original Publication Date: 02/2007
Subjects: Civil procedureGreat Britain.   Civil rightsGreat Britain.   Due process of lawGreat Britain.
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Divine Agitators : The Delta Ministry and Civil Rights in Mississippi   ebrary Reader
Author: Newman, Mark F.
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Original Publication Date: 01/2004
Subjects: Delta Ministry.   Civil rights movementsMississippiHistory20th century.   Civil rightsReligious aspectsChristianity.   African AmericansCivil rightsMississippi.   MississippiRace relationsHistory20th century.
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Betrayal : How Black Intellectuals Have Abandoned the Ideals of the Civil Rights Era   ebrary Reader
Author: Baker, Houston A.
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Original Publication Date: 03/2010
Subjects: African American intellectualsPolitical activity.   African AmericansCivil rights.   Civil rights movementsUnited States.
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Covering : The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights   ebrary Reader
Author: Yoshino, Kenji
Publisher: Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
Original Publication Date: 01/2006
Subjects: Japanese American lawyersUnited StatesBiography.   Yoshino, Kenji.   Gay lawyersUnited StatesBiography.   Gay rightsUnited States.   Civil rightsUnited States.   Assimilation (Sociology)
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Going South : Jewish Women in the Civil Rights Movement   ebrary Reader
Author: Schultz, Debra L.
Publisher: NYU Press
Original Publication Date: 01/2001
Subjects: African AmericansCivil rightsSouthern StatesHistory20th century.   Jewish womenUnited StatesPolitical activityHistory20th century.   Jewish womenUnited StatesBiography.   Women civil rights workersSouthern StatesBiography.   African AmericansRelations with Jews.   Civil rights movementsSouthern StatesHistory20th century.   Oral history.   Southern StatesRace relations.
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Passion for Justice : J. Waties Waring and Civil Rights   ebrary Reader
Author: Yarbrough, Tinsley E.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Original Publication Date: 11/1987
Subjects: Waring, Julius Waties,1880-1968.   United States.District Court (South Carolina : Eastern District)   JudgesUnited StatesBiography.   Civil rightsUnited States.
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Fight Against Fear : Southern Jews and Black Civil Rights   ebrary Reader
Author: Webb, Clive
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Original Publication Date: 04/2001
Subjects: African AmericansSouthern StatesRelations with Jews.   JewsSouthern StatesHistory20th century.   African AmericansCivil rightsSouthern StatesHistory20th century.   African AmericansSegregationSouthern StatesHistory20th century.   Civil rights movementsSouthern StatesHistory20th century.   Southern StatesRace relations.   Southern StatesEthnic relations.
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Freedom Facts and Firsts : 400 Years of the African American Civil Rights Experience   ebrary Reader
Author: Smith, Jessie Carney   Wynn, Linda T.
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
Original Publication Date: 01/2009
Subjects: African AmericansCivil rightsHistory.   Civil rights workersUnited StatesBiography.   African American civil rights workersBiography.   African AmericansBiography.   United StatesRace relationsHistory.
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BOOKS  

  1. Encyclopedia of African-American civil rights : from emancipation to the present / edited by Charles D. Lowery and John F. Marszalek ; foreword by David J. Garrow.

1992

305.896 E56

Available, Reference Collection, Plaza East

  1. Encyclopedia of American social movements / edited by Immanuel Ness ; foreword by Stephen Eric Bronner and Frances Fox Piven.

2004

301.0973 E56am 2004

Multiple items available, Reference Collection, Plaza East

  1. Civil Rights History Project Act of 2008 [electronic resource] : report (to accompany H.R. 998) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

United States. Congress. House. Committee on House Administration.

2008

Y 1.1/8:110-848

Available, Government Documents Online

  1. I have a dream : writings and speeches that changed the world / Martin Luther King, Jr. ; foreword by Coretta Scott King ; edited by James Melvin Washington.

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.

1992

323.1196073 K53i 1992

Available, 3rd floor, West

5.   Born in Seattle : the campaign for Japanese American redress / Robert Sadamu Shimabukuro.

Shimabukuro, Robert Sadamu.

2001

940.547273 S556b 2001

Available, 4th floor, East

  1. Law, bureaucracy, and politics : the implementation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 / Augustus J. Jones Jr.

Jones, Augustus J.

1982

342.73 J76L

Available, 3rd floor, West

  1. Freedom now! The civil-rights struggle in America. Edited by Alan F. Westin.

Westin, Alan F.

1964

301.451 W529f

Available, 3rd floor, West

  1. Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-63 / Taylor Branch.

Branch, Taylor.

1989

973.0496 B816p 1989

Available, 4th floor, East

  1. How did this happen here? : Japanese internment camps / Leni Donlan.

Donlan, Leni.

2008

940.547273 D684h 2008

Available, New Readers Collection, Room 419

Videos 

Who Killed Vincent Chin? [videorecording] / a production of Film News Now Foundation & WTVS                          Detroit ; producer, Renee Tajima ; director, Christine Choy.

1988

305.8951 W628 1988

Of civil wrongs and rights [videorecording] : the Fred Korematsu Story / a film by Eric Paul Fornier.

2000

940.5472 O31 2000

Eyes on the prize : America’s civil rights years. Mississippi : is this America? [videorecording] / Blackside, Inc.

1986

323.4 E97 1986

Eyes on the prize, II. Back to the movement, 1979-1983 [videorecording] : America at the racial crossroads / Blackside, Inc. ; produced, directed and written by Madison Davis Lacy, James A. DeVinney.

1990

323.4 E97 1990

Yuri Kochiyama [videorecording] : a passion for justice / YK Project ; produced and directed by Patricia Saunders and Rea Tajiri.

2006

323.092 K76 1993

Of civil wrongs and rights [videorecording] : the Fred Korematsu Story / a film by Eric Paul Fornier.

2000

940.5472 O31 2000

 

Websites

The King Center

http://www.thekingcenter.org/

 

SEATTLE CIVIL RIGHTS AND LABOR HISTORY PROJECT

http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/

 

National Civil Rights Museum

http://www.civilrightsmuseum.org/

 

 International Civil Rights Center and Museum

http://www.sitinmovement.org/

 

Museum of Tolerance

http://www.museumoftolerancenewyork.com

 

  National Women’s History Museum

http://www.nwhm.org/

 

Japanese American Museum

http://www.janm.org/

 

Chinese American Museum

http://www.camla.org/

 

National Museum of the American Indian

http://www.nmai.si.edu/

 

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