Stride Toward Freedom - The Montgomery Story
Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story
Product Code: 0073
Binding Information: Cloth
Size: 5.5 X 8
Copyright Date Ed: 01/01/2010
Trade Code: 00C
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Introduction by Clayborne Carson
The classic story of nonviolent resistance in America—the Montgomery bus boycott—written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s account of the first successful large-scale application of nonviolent resistance in America is comprehensive, revelatory, and intimate. King described his book as "the chronicle of 50,000 Negroes who took to heart the principles of nonviolence, who learned to fight for their rights with the weapon of love, and who, in the process, acquired a new estimate of their own human worth." It traces the phenomenal journey of a community, and shows how the twenty-six-year-old King, with his conviction for equality and nonviolence, helped transform the nation—and the world.
"Martin Luther King's early words return to us today with enormous power, as profoundly true, as wise and inspiring, now as when he wrote them fifty years ago."
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