Throughout the world, the twentieth-century quest for equal rights is filled with stories of courage, strength, and perseverance. Now readers can celebrate these powerful moments in the recent past in America and the Diaspora. Vividly told vignettes celebrate the amazing drive for liberty. From the March on Washington and the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to the first Negro History Week, this book takes us through historic moments in North and South America, Africa, and the Caribbean. Read as history or for daily empowerment, here is memorable writing about unforgettable heroes, overlooked milestones, and triumphs of the human spirit over racism and oppression.
Celebrate the heroic individuals, dramatic turning points, and exultant moments of triumph that defined the struggle for Civil Rights in America and independence throughout the African Diaspora. Here are 365 stories that forged the Freedom Days. Some are poignant, some are powerful; all are illuminating, evocative, and inspiring. Discover the days that:
Freedom Days offers daily affirmation of how acts of faith and daring can and do make a difference. Let these shining examples inspire and empower your future.