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Author Stokes, John A., 1931-
Title Students on strike : Jim Crow, civil rights, Brown, and me : a memoir / by John A. Stokes with Lois Wolfe and Herman J. Viola
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2008
Book Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Margate - Juv Non-Fiction  371.829 STO    AVAILABLE
Description 127 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-127) and index
Contents Fear makes me hide -- Growing up rich in spirit -- School days -- Life in the Jim Crow South -- Beating the system -- Lessons from Ned -- The sky did not fall -- Separate but never equal -- Our Manhattan project -- There's a riot at the school -- Taking care of business -- Don't give up -- Uncharted waters -- A skittish night -- Cover me -- Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County -- Massive resistance -- Standing on shoulders
Summary Presents an eyewitness account of the 1951 "Manhattan Project," a strike at R.R. Moton High School in Virginia which led to the historic civil right case "Brown v. Board of Education" and ended separate schooling for blacks and whites throughout the United States
Subject Stokes, John A., 1931-
African American students -- Southern States -- History
Segregation in education -- Southern States -- History
School environment -- Southern States -- History
Added Author Wolfe, Lois, 1952-
Viola, Herman J
ISBN 9781426301537 : HRD $15.95
1426301537 : HRD $15.95
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