The Civil Rights Testimonies We Need To Don’T Forget

Not advised of his rights, Washington signed a confession.
The soldiers of Freedom Summer soon invade Mississippi; they incur losses but seize the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The following year, renegades begin chanting “Black Power,” and the South — all but Memphis, that is — sinks into the ocean, its descent illuminated by cities aflame North and West.
The civil rights movement in these pages sputters while it marches into yet another new South and charts progress that fails to change the fundamental shape of power.
In 1965, King’s troops suffer on the Selma bridge to win the Voting Rights Act.

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