The King Years
Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement
Taylor Branch reveals THE KING YEARS
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Beyond state and local laws, which mandated racial separation everywhere from schools and businesses to public libraries, custom enforced segregation in houses of worship.
Since 1982, it took me twenty-four years and 2,306 pages to compile a three-book narrative history, America in the King Years, and the... see more
A community-wide assembly responds to oratory during the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Within the precarious sanctuary of black churches, such mass meetings grew into a distinctive tool of solidarity for the civil rights movement.
— CHAPTER ONE — The Montgomery Bus Boycott: Martin Luther... see more