On the Road to Freedom: A Guided Tour of the Civil Rights Trail

On the Road to Freedom: A Guided Tour of the Civil Rights Trail

By Charles E. Cobb, Jr. This in-depth look at the civil rights movement goes to the places where pioneers of the movement marched, sat-in at lunch counters, gathered in churches; where they spoke, taught, and organized; where they were arrested, where they lost their lives, and where they triumphed.

Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case

Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case

By Chris Crowe. With lively narrative and abundantly illustrated with forty fascinating contemporaneous photographs, this impressive work of nonfiction brings fresh insight to the case in a manner that will be accessible and eye-opening for teenagers and adults alike. [Publisher’s description.]

This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible

This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible

By Charles Cobb. Charles Cobb’s book, This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible, is essential reading for anyone teaching the Civil Rights Movement because it calls into question much of what we think we know about nonviolence and the agency of African Americans in the South.