This book opens with a timeline that begins with Brown v. Board of Education (1954) & ends with the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Civil Rights Act, & the Poor People's March (1968). Each chapter opens with a quotation & more are woven into the text, giving students access to many important thoughts from this time. This is a thorough presentation that deals with controversial issues & events. List of suggested readings, sources, & index. Part of the History of the Civil Rights Movement series.Gallin, Richard is the author of 'Fannie Lou Hamer', published 1990 under ISBN 9780382099236 and ISBN 0382099230.