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By Frankye Regis

Frankye Regis recounts her adolescence as a black lady transforming into up in rural segregated Mississippi throughout the Nineteen Sixties and '70s. She was once a farmer's daughter, considered one of 8 little ones, who spent her summer time holidays deciding upon cotton in her father's fields. She would not dare glance a white individual within the eye if she handed one in the street. Her highschool was once no longer built-in till 1980, 25 years after the Brown v. Board of Education determination said segregated colleges have been unlawful. all through her first-person memoir, Regis offers the background of the civil rights circulate in an obtainable demeanour to assist scholars position the non-public narrative in old context. unique and ancient images are supplied to assist readers higher comprehend the adventure of being in an individual else's shoes.

This is the 3rd publication in a brand new sequence, Voices of 20th Century Conflict, directed in the direction of highschool scholars. each one tale during this sequence is advised via own vignettes and reflections that chronicle the existence and occasions of the writer with old context unifying and clarifying the occasions. The full of life writing sort and interesting tales support heritage come alive for college students studying approximately Civil Rights. additionally incorporated are a chain foreword, timeline, word list, and Questions for dialogue and mirrored image for every bankruptcy. additionally to be had during this sequence are A Voice from the Holocaust and A Voice from the Vietnam War.

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