313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-283) and index.
Children and teenagers : foot soldiers for democracy -- Youth and civil rights activism before the Brown decision -- Grace under pressure : children, teenagers, and school desegregation -- High school students and nonviolent direct-action protests -- The Birmingham children's crusade and Southern student activism -- Freedom Day boycotts : Chicago, Boston, and New York City -- Every child a freedom soldier : Cleveland, Milwaukee, and Mississippi -- Police brutality, Black self-defense, and student activism -- Civil rights, Black power, and increasing youth militancy -- "Keep stirring up good trouble".
"Filling a gap in the scholarship of American history, V. P. Franklin crafts the first full-length history of the children and teen activists who participated in and led key protests during the Civil Rights Movement"-- Provided by publisher.
Untold story of the children and teenagers who galvanized the civil rights movement
Online version: Franklin, V. P. (Vincent P.), 1947- Young crusaders Boston : Beacon Press,  9780807040096 (DLC) 2020030881
9780807040096 electronic book