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Human Rights and Civil Liberties by Healey, Justin
Call Number: NFS 323.40994 HUM
Publication Date: 2011
Civil rights in the USA by January, Brendan
Call Number: NFS 323.0973 JAN
Publication Date: 2003
Civil Rights in the USA, 1945-68 by Vivienne Sanders
Publication Date: 2008-09-01
Ensure your students have access to the authoritative and in-depth content of this popular and trusted A Level History series. For over twenty years Access to History has been providing students with reliable, engaging and accessible content on a wide range of topics. Each title in the series provides comprehensive coverage of different history topics on current AS and A2 level history specifications, alongside exam-style practice questions and tips to help students achieve their best. The series: - Ensures students gain a good understanding of the AS and A2 level history topics through an engaging, in-depth and up-to-date narrative, presented in an accessible way. - Aids revision of the key A level history topics and themes through frequent summary diagrams - Gives support with assessment, both through the books providing exam-style questions and tips for AQA, Edexcel and OCR A level history specifications and through FREE model answers with supporting commentary at Access to History online (www.accesstohistory.co.uk) Civil Rights in the USA 1945-68 This title draws on respected and best-selling content from 'Race Relations in the USA 1860-1981' and adapts this content in order to cover the requirements of the shorter units. Tracing the development of African-American civil rights in the USA this title ranges from segregation in the 1950s to the growth of radicalism in the sixties.
Black peoples of the Americas by Kelly, Nigel , Rees, Rosemary & Shuter, Jane
Call Number: NFS 973.0496 KEL
Publication Date: 1998
The Black Panthers, also known as the Black Panther Party, was a political organization founded in 1966 by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale to challenge police brutality against the African American community.
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The Black Panther Party in Oakland, California, operated as both a black self-defense militia and a provider of services to the black community.
Lords of the Revolution: The Black Panthers Documentary The story of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense.
What made the Black Panther Party successful, as well as politically dangerous? In his very personal talk, activist and historian, Dr. Curtis Austin tells his story of being labeled a 'felon' as a result of his research on the Black Panther Party. Dr. Austin details the major successes of the Black Panther Party and the key action behind those successes. Using his personal experience, years of research, and some gruesome realities, Dr. Austin contextualizes the recent outcry by people across the United States against the legacy of the Black Panther Party and the Black Power Movement.
Historian Yohuru Williams recounts the history of the Black Panther Party in the United States.
It's no secret that the US government and the Black Panthers didn't get along, but what exactly happened? Tune in to learn more about the Black Panthers, the FBI and a secret program called COINTELPRO.
"Separate but Equal" facilities and Jim Crow laws provide the realistic backdrop for this insightful and moving visual history of the Civil Rights Movement. The most dramatic moments in the fight for equality are presented, from the historic case of Plessy v. Ferguson to roles of many prominent African Americans like Booker T. Washington, Marcus Garvey, A. Philip Randolph, Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. Interviews with Andrew Young, James Farmer and other leading authorities illuminate the enduring spirit that inspired bus boycotts, lunch counter sit-ins, freedom marches and demonstrations.
Black Panther Party, original name Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, African American revolutionary party, founded in 1966 in Oakland, California, by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale. The party’s original purpose was to patrol African American neighbourhoods to protect residents from acts of police brutality.
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Ideology Black Panther Party- Extension
The following article introduces a new series of articles on the ideology of the Black Panther Party by the Minister of Information, Eldridge Cleaver.