books by Constance Curry
Aaron Henry: The Fire Ever Burning (Margaret Walker Alexander Series in African American Studies)
University Press of Mississippi, 2000
Although Aaron Henry (1922-1997) was one of the nation's major grassroots fighters in the freedom movement on local, state, and national levels, his name has not yet been accorded its full recognition. This book reveals why Aaron Henry should be acknowledged, in the ranks of Fannie Lou Hamer and Medgar Evers, as a truly influential crusader. Long before many of his contemporaries, he was a civil rights activist, but he preferred to stay out of ...
A place to stand. (At the well: women & the movement).: An article from: The Other Side
The Other Side
This digital document is an article from The Other Side, published by The Other Side on January 1, 2003. The length of the article is 960 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available in your Amazon.com Digital Locker immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser. Citation Details Title: A place to stand. (At the well: women & the ...
With an introduction by Marian Wright Edelman. This is a true story from the front lines of the civil rights struggle--the story of the Carter family of Sunflower County, Mississippi. African-American sharecroppers and the parents of thirteen children, Mae Bertha and Matthew Carter accepted their school district's 1965 "Freedom of Choice" offer at its face value and enrolled their seven school-age children in the formerly all-white schools of ...
Deep in Our Hearts: Nine White Women in the Freedom Movement
Joan C. Browning
University of Georgia Press
Deep in Our Hearts is an eloquent and powerful book that takes us into the lives of nine young women who came of age in the 1960s while committing themselves actively and passionately to the struggle for racial equality and justice. These compelling first-person accounts take us back to one of the most tumultuous periods in our nation’s history--to the early days of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and Students for a ...
The Lost Years: Surviving a Mother and Daughter's Worst Nightmare
Jeffers Press, 2006
Kristina, the second of four children, begins by telling how a little sip of vodka sipped secretly at a party her parents were giving, started her on a pathway to addiction. In that instant, alcohol became her pathway to comfort. Over the next 8 years she sinks further into addiction moving on to cocaine and methamphetamines. In telling her story, she gives a brutally honest description of her addiction and crimes until she nearly dies on the ...
The Human Tradition in the Civil Rights Movement (The Human Tradition in America)
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
The American civil rights movement represents one of the most remarkable social revolutions in all of world history. While no one would discount the significance of the leadership of Martin Luther King and others, we should also recognize that the fight could not have been waged without the countless foot soldiers in the trenches. As an important corrective to the traditional "great man" studies, these essays emphasize the importance ...
The Lost Years: Surviving a Mother and Daughter's Worst Nightmare by Kristina Wandzilak, Constance Curry ...
Constance Curry Kristina Wandzilak
The Intolerable Burden (Video Tape: 56 Minutes, Color) (VHS)
First Fun/Icarus Films
Video Tape; won several national awards; 2003. From Back cover: In the autumn of 1965, sharecroppers Mae Bertha and Matthew Carter enrolled the youngest eight of their thirteen children in the public schools of Drew, Mississippi. Their decision to send the children to the formerly all white schools was in response to a "freedom of choice" plan. The plan was designed by the Drew school board to place the district in compliance with the provisions ...
Silver Rights: The story of the Carter family's brave decision to send their children to an all-white school ...
Intolerable Acts (1774): A DocNotes Analysis
Gradual Reformation Intolerable
THE FRAUD TRIANGLE: Fraudulent Executives, Complicit Auditors, and ...
With Love We Lost: When a determined mother tackled her young ...
The Ultimate Survival Manual (Outdoor Life): 333 Skills that Will Get ...
SAS Survival Handbook, Third Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Surviving ...
Surviving When Modern Medicine Fails: A definitive guide to essential ...
The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead
The Good Divorce
Constance: A Story of Early Plymouth
The Hidden Dangers of the Rainbow: The New Age Movement and Our ...
Managers and the Legal Environment: Strategies for the 21st Century
Constance: A Novel
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