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Author Gaillard, Frye, 1946-
Title Cradle of freedom : Alabama and the movement that changed America / Frye Gaillard.
Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2004.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  E185.93.A3 G35 2004    AVAILABLE


Call # E185.93.A3 G35 2004
Phys. Description xvi, 419 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [395]-400) and index.
Contents Daybreak -- We Are Not Wrong -- The Resistance -- The Courts and the Klan -- The Price of Victory -- The Belly of the Beast -- A Ten Dollar Fine -- The Burning of the Bus -- The Message -- "The Line in the Dust" -- The Shadow of Death -- A History of Hate -- Bull Connor's Mistake -- "Keep on pushing" -- The Schoolhouse Door -- "I Have a Dream" -- The Patent Leather Shoe -- Eyes on the Prize -- Revolution -- The Battle Plan -- Bloody Sunday -- "The Arc Is Long" -- Black Power -- The Martyrs and the Law -- The Black Panthers -- "A Messy Business" -- The Sheriff without a Gun -- Unfinished Business.
Awards Lillian Smith Book Award, 2005
Local Note J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice request
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- History -- 20th century.
Alabama -- Race relations.
ISBN 0817313885 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780817313883 (cloth : alk. paper)
0817352988 (pbk.)
9780817352981 (pbk.)