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Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi (Blacks in the New World)

This book is about Ida B. Wells
"Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi (Blacks in the New World)" delves into the heart of the racial justice movement in one of the most turbulent regions of America. Published on June 1, 1994, this compelling narrative follows the indomitable spirit of civil rights leaders like Ida B. Wells, who championed the fight against racial oppression. Ideal for high school readers, the book provides an immersive exploration of the complex dynamics and challenges that shaped the civil rights movement in Mississippi. Through personal stories of resilience and courage, it not only educates but also inspires critical reflection on the ongoing struggle for equality. Engaging and insightful, this book is a crucial resource for anyone looking to understand the roots of racial justice and the profound impact of local activism on national history.
Published by University of Illinois Press on June 1, 1994
530 pages
ISBN: 9780252021022
Best for readers in High School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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