Civil Rights Crusaders
Still an active member of the political process today, Jesse Jackson has been a voice for African Americans since the 1960s. This book chronicles Jackson's journey from humble beginnings in South Carolina to prominent civil rights activist, politician, and leader of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition. Enhanced by a timeline detailing important events, Jackson's life inspires all readers to make their voices heard.
* Reviews *Book Review: Jesse Jackson...full-page, high quality color photos of the politician in action; and Let Freedom Ring facts and quotes in boxed screens on every spread will draw elementary-schoolers to the important issues they see on the news, right up to Jackson's current resistance to U.S. involvement in Iraq and his support for new healthcare laws.Booklist