An Easy Burden: The Civil Rights Movement and the Transformation of America  -     By: Andrew Young
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An Easy Burden: The Civil Rights Movement and the Transformation of America

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The Civil Rights Movement and the generations of men and women who lived and died to redeem the soul of America changed this country and the world forever. An Easy Burden is a masterful first-person account of the brave and the foolhardy, the weak and the strong, the blind and the visionary, who fought on both sides of that struggle. A member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), the author remembers how they spent their adolescence viewing the rise of the United States as a defender of liberty and democracy in World War II, even as segregation and racism raged within. Believing in the ideals of democracy, the author recounts how they aspired for freedom, for access to all of society's benefits, and the end to segregation. Designed to foster a better understanding of intentions and tactics, struggles and weaknesses, An Easy Burden will help everyone recognize that the work continues. 550 pages, paperback.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 550
Vendor: Baylor University Press
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 1602580731
ISBN-13: 9781602580732
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Andrew Young is one of the most important figures of the U.S. civil rights movement and one of America's best-known African American leaders. Working closely with Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, he endured beatings and arrests while participating in seminal civil rights campaigns. In 1964, he became Executive Director of the SCLC, serving with King during a time of great accomplishment and turmoil. In describing his life through his election to Congress in 1972, this memoir provides revelatory, riveting reading. Young's analysis of the connection between racism, poverty, and a militarized economy will resonate with particular relevance for readers today.

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