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Author LaFayette, Bernard, Jr., author.

Title In Peace and Freedom : My Journey in Selma / Bernard LaFayette Jr. and Kathryn Lee Johnson ; Foreword by Congressman John Robert Lewis ; Afterword by Raymond Arsenault.

Published Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, [2013]


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Physical description 1 online resource.
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Series Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century.
Civil rights and the struggle for Black equality in the twentieth century.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: The Road into Selma, Fall 1962 -- Preparing for Selma -- Shackles of Fear, Handcuffs of Hopelessness -- Preparing to Register to Vote -- Central Alabama Heats Up -- Mountains and Valleys -- The March from Selma to Montgomery -- Reflections on the Alabama Voter Registration Campaign -- Epilogue: The road out of Selma, March 1965 -- Appendixes -- A: Example of a Literacy Test for Registering to Vote -- B: Excerpt from President Lyndon B. Johnson's Special Message to the Congress: "The American Promise" -- C: Dr. King's Six Principles of Nonviolence Related to Selma -- D: Life Dates of Some Persons Referenced in the Book.
Summary Bernard LaFayette Jr. (b. 1940) was a cofounder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a leader in the Nashville lunch counter sit-ins, a Freedom Rider, an associate of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), and the national coordinator of the Poor People's Campaign. At the young age of twenty-two, he assumed the directorship of the Alabama Voter Registration Project in Selma -- a city that had previously been removed from the organization's list due to the dangers of operating there. In this electrifying memoir, written w.
Other author Johnson, Kathryn Lee, 1951- author.
JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject LaFayette, Bernard, Jr.
Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.)
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- Selma -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Suffrage -- Alabama -- Selma -- History -- 20th century.
African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
Selma (Ala.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780813144351 (electronic bk.)
0813144353 (electronic bk.)
9780813144344 (epub)