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An Easy Burden: The Civil Rights Movement and the Transformation of America

This book is about Andrew Young
"An Easy Burden: The Civil Rights Movement and the Transformation of America" delves into the heart of the civil rights struggle through the eyes of Andrew Young, a key figure in the movement and a close collaborator with Martin Luther King, Jr. This compelling memoir traces Young's journey from his early days in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, where he faced beatings and arrests, to his pivotal role in significant civil rights campaigns and his eventual rise to Congress in 1972. Young's insightful analysis connects the dots between racism, economic inequality, and a militarized economy, offering a perspective that remains strikingly relevant today. Published on December 15, 2020, this book serves as an essential read for those in adult education, providing a profound look at the intersections of racial and economic justice. It challenges readers to reflect on how far America has come in its quest for equality and what remains to be done.
Published by Baylor University Press on December 15, 2020
582 pages
ISBN: 9781481314701
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