The house by the side of the road : the Selma civil rights movement /

During the 1965 Selma voting rights campaign, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. set up informal headquarters at the home of Dr. Sullivan Jackson; his wife, Richie Jean; and their young daughter, Jawana. Dr. Jackson was an African American dentist in Selma, whose profession gave him some protection from eco...

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Main Author: Jackson, Richie Jean Sherrod, 1932-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2011.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • The blueprint of my life and the house
  • Up on the hill
  • Preparation for a life's journey
  • Choosing a mate
  • The foundation is laid
  • The port in the storm
  • Martin Luther King Jr. the man
  • Storm clouds roll over Selma
  • Hosting a movement
  • Dangerous days
  • Uncle Martin
  • Shelter for the spirit
  • Our neighborhood
  • Guests in the house
  • Other voices in the house
  • The sanctuary
  • Vital staff
  • Perilous times
  • Women in the movement
  • Other support systems
  • Nobel Prize winners in the house
  • Soldiers in the storm
  • Preparing for the march
  • Strategy
  • The fires burn
  • On our way
  • No room in the inn
  • Marching orders
  • A concert for the masses
  • The final journey
  • Memories and echoes of Martin
  • Appendix 1: Selma and area counties
  • Appendix 2: Timeline for the Selma Voting Rights Campaign of 1965
  • Appendix 3: Cabbage recipe.