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The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle for Equality

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Hundreds of black & white photographs chronicling the civil rights movement. Captions and accompanying text by Lorraine Hansberry, American playwright ("A Raisin in the Sun," "the Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window," and others). Photographers include Danny Lyon, Don Charles, Norris McNamara, Frank Dandridge and others. "This book was prepared with the cooperation and as ...more
Oversize Trade Paper, 127 pages
Published 1964 by Simon and Schuster
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Apr 26, 2008 jeremy rated it it was amazing
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"who can look upon the turbulence in men's eyes and pretend he has witnessed contentment- or even resignation?" ~lorraine hansberry

the photos in this book defy belief. they are, sometimes at once, unabashedly graphic, unforgettably horrific, unforgivably tragic, unimaginably human and, even, unthinkably beautiful. sit-ins, jail cells, choirs, fire hoses, marches, beatings, families, white supremacists, anger, hope, action, tears, blood, prayer, police, politics, protest and portrait. lorraine ha
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I must have the British version (Penguin) which is entitled A Matter of Colour: Documentary of the Struggle for Racial Equality in the USA.
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Fantastic and moving photo essay that tells the story of the early civil rights movement.
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Lorraine Vivian Hansberry was an American playwright and writer. Hansberry inspired Nina Simone's song "To Be Young, Gifted and Black".

She was the first black woman to write a play performed on Broadway. Her best known work, the play "A Raisin in the Sun," highlights the lives of Black Americans living under racial segregation in Chicago. Hansberry's family had struggled against segregation, chall
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