African-American women played a major role in bringing about social change during the civil rights movement. They participated in sit-ins and marches. They helped plan demonstrations and boycotts. And they were arrested for civil disobedience. Many women worked behind the scene, helping to organize protest efforts. Learn about women like Rosa Parks, Ella Baker, Diane Nash, and Fannie Lou Hamer, and many other s of the civil rights movement, who helped ensure that the United States government guaranteed equal rights for all Americans, black and white.
Judy L Hasday
Mason Crest Publishers
Date of Publication
School Textbooks & Study Guides: Social Sciences
Finding a Voice: Women's Fight for Equality in U.S. Society