Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-115).
A march toward freedom -- Jim Crow laws -- A movement begins -- Brown and boycotts -- The world is watching -- The Children's Crusade -- Planning the march -- The people come and come and come -- The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom -- Success and sorrow.
"In 1933, people from all over the country came together calling for equal rights for African Americans. The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was a peaceful protest and the setting for Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I have a dream' speech. Learn about the inspiring people and incredible acts of courage that led to this historic moment. Plus, American girl Melody shares her own experiences growing up during the civil rights movement and dealing with discrimination"--Back cover.