They Had a Dream

Jules Archer


They Had a Dream

They Had a Dream

  • Title: They Had a Dream
  • Author: Jules Archer
  • ISBN: 7770938570
  • Page: 285
  • Format: ebook



Traces the progression of the civil rights movement and its effect on history through biographical sketches of four prominent and influential African Americans Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King, Jr and Malcolm X.


Recent Comments "They Had a Dream"

This is a very dull, superficial book. While I am sure it is very well researched, it didn't help me much in gaining new insights into the civil rights movement, mainly because the writing style is so tedious. The book felt like a verbalisation of a check list, so my mind drifted away from the text every other sentence, which is unfair to the subject matter. There were no compelling details that would bring the person under discussion closer to me. Example: Frederick Douglass's second wife was a [...]

A good - though outdated - look at black history through the lens of four major movers and shakers. Tracing the lives of Douglass, Garvey, King, and Malcolm X, this "epoch biography" lays out a lot of little and unknown facts and events of the history of African-Americans in the USA. Published in 1993, it lacks a lot of progress between then and now, but more or less, the big things have stayed the same. Easy and quick read with chapters broken up into manageable sections to read during short br [...]

A great way to get a fairly good, yet superficial, overview of the history of Civil Rights. Ironically, no black women are covered. There are a number mentioned, but certainly still given a back seatexcuse the pun.

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