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Alabama v. King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Criminal Trial That Launched the Civil Rights Movement

This book is about Martin Luther King Jr.
In "Alabama v. King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Criminal Trial That Launched the Civil Rights Movement," readers are transported to a pivotal moment in American history through the eyes of Fred D. Gray, one of the era's few Black lawyers and the defense attorney for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders. The book unfolds during the Montgomery bus boycott, revealing the gripping courtroom battles and the resolute spirit of those who challenged systemic segregation. Published on May 9, 2023, this narrative captures the essence of a trial that not only tested the resilience of the civil rights movement but also catapulted Dr. King into the national spotlight. Aimed at middle-school readers, this book is an essential exploration of racial and criminal justice, offering a profound lesson on the power of courage and advocacy in the face of overwhelming odds. Engage with this stirring account and reflect on how one courtroom in Alabama helped shape the trajectory of civil rights in America.
Published by Hanover Square Press on May 9, 2023
384 pages
ISBN: 9781335449597
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Criminal Justice Reform and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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