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The Shadows of Youth: The Remarkable Journey of the Civil Rights Generation
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Deborah Adams

For many of us the Civil Rights movement is epitomized by Martin Luther King, Jr. It is unfortunate that we seldom recall the contributions and sacrifices made by young men and women whose names and accomplishments are overlooked in standard accounts of the 1950s and 1960s. Andrew B Lewis’s book goes a long way toward correcting that oversight.