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Publisher Description

MLK’s classic account of the first successful large-scale act of nonviolent resistance in America: the Montgomery bus boycott.

A young Dr. King wrote Stride Toward Freedom just 2 years after the successful completion of the boycott. In his memoir about the event, he tells the stories that informed his radical political thinking before, during, and after the boycott—from first witnessing economic injustice as a teenager and watching his parents experience discrimination to his decision to begin working with the NAACP. Throughout, he demonstrates how activism and leadership can come from any experience at any age.

Comprehensive and intimate, Stride Toward Freedom emphasizes the collective nature of the movement and includes King’s experiences learning from other activists working on the boycott, including Mrs. Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin. It traces the phenomenal journey of a community and shows how the 28-year-old Dr. King, with his conviction for equality and nonviolence, helped transform the nation and the world.

This book was published with two different covers. Customers will be shipped one of them at random.

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2010
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
272
Pages
PUBLISHER
Beacon Press
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
8.4
MB

Customer Reviews

tambovskya ,

Covers the Montgomery Bus Boycott

The book is basically about the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the events surrounding it.

Good read, I like it.

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