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Jimmie Lee and James free pdf Jimmie Lee and James is the story of 'Bloody Sunday' - 7 March 1965 - when Alabama state troopers attacked peaceful demonstrators marching from Selma to Montgomery. Visiting minister James Reeb was attacked in the street by racist vigilantes, eventually dying of his injuries. The demonstrators were protesting against the killing of another civil rights activist, Jimmie Lee Jackson, a few days earlier during another protest days earlier. The national outcry over these two brutal killings ensured the passage of the Voting Rights Act later that year.

About Steve Fiffer

Steve Fiffer is a "New York Times "bestselling author who has written more than a dozen books, including his memoir "Three Quarters, Two Dimes, and a Nickel," as well as collaborations with civil rights lawyer Morris Dees and former Secretary of State James Baker. The winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship, his work has appeared in numerous publications, including the "New York Times," "Chicago Tribune," and "Slate." He is a graduate of Yale and the University of Chicago Law School. He lives in Evanston, Illinois. Adar Cohen is an educator, organizer, and researcher in the areas of conflict resolution, youth empowerment, and nonviolent social change. As the founding director of programs for Civic Leadership Foundation, he supports young people across the country in preparing to be successful in school, work, and civic life. A graduate of Wheaton College in Massachusetts and of the doctoral program in International Peace Studies at the University of Dublin (Trinity College), Cohen teaches in the Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies department at DePaul University in Chicago.

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Author : Steve Fiffer
Publisher : Regan Arts
Data Published : 28 May 2015
ISBN : 1941393489
EAN : 9781941393482
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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