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Before His Time: The Untold Story of Harry T. Moore, America's First Civil Rights Martyr

This book is about Harry T. Moore
"Before His Time: The Untold Story of Harry T. Moore, America's First Civil Rights Martyr" unveils the poignant narrative of Harry T. Moore, an early and influential civil rights leader whose life tragically ended on Christmas night in 1951. The blast that destroyed Moore’s home in Mims, Florida, and ultimately claimed his and his wife Harriette's lives, marked a somber prelude to the civil rights movement, occurring years before the assassinations of other prominent figures like Medgar Evers and Martin Luther King, Jr. This meticulously updated edition, enriched with new investigative insights and additional photographs, delves deep into Moore's relentless fight for racial justice. Aimed at middle school readers, the book not only chronicles Moore's courageous endeavors but also serves as a crucial educational tool, inspiring a new generation to understand and value the historical struggles for equality. Reflecting on Moore's legacy prompts us to consider: How can we continue his fight against racial injustice in our own communities today?
Published by Florida Historical Society Press on December 19, 2017
424 pages
ISBN: 9781886104938
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