Chicago Freedom Movement : Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights Activism in the North

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Six months after the Selma to Montgomery marches and just weeks after the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, a group from Martin Luther King Jr.'s staff arrived in Chicago, eager to apply his nonviolent approach to social change in a northern city. Once there, King's Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) joined the locally based Coordinating Council of Community Organizations (CCCO) to form the Chicago Freedom Movement. The open housing demonstrations they organized eventually r
ISBN: 
9780813166506
Binding: 
Hardcover
Publication Date: 
April 5, 2016