We've Got A Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March (jane Addams Award Book (awards))Rating
- Number of Pages: 176
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
We ve Got a Job tells the little-known story from the 4,000 black elementary-, middle-, and high school college students who voluntarily went to jail in Birmingham, Alalama, between May 2 and May 11, 1963. Focusing on four of the original participants who have participated in extensive interviews, We ve Got a Job recounts the astonishing events before, during, and after the Children s March. Fulfilling Mahatma Gandhi s and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. s precept to fill the jails, they succeeded where adults had failed in desegregating amongst essentially the most racially violent cities in America.
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