Dissent in wichita the civil rights movement in the midwest 1954 72 awards and recognition winner of the byron caldwell smith book prize 2003 winner of the william rockhill nelson award for non fiction given by the writers place and the kansas city star 2003 winner of the richard l wentworth prize in american history 2002. Dissent in wichita the civil rights movement in the midwest 1954 72 gretchen cassel eick on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers on a hot summer evening in 1958 a group of african american students in wichita kansas quietly entered dockums drug store and sat down at the whites only lunch counter this was the beginning of the first sustained. Pick up any history of the civil rights movement and you will not find wichita in the index this book addresses that omission when this reviewer began reading it he at first doubted that the omission needed addressing at least at such length. This was the beginning of the first sustained successful student sit in of the modern civil rights movement instigated in violation of the national naacps instructionsdissent in wichita traces the contours of race relations and black activism in this unexpected locus of the civil rights movement. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for dissent in wichita the civil rights movement in the midwest 1954 72 at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users
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