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Keeping the dream alive : the cases and causes of the Southern Poverty Law Center / by Booth Gunter.

Gunter, Booth (Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

KEEPING THE DREAM ALIVE is the inspiring story of the [Southern Poverty Law Center] and its remarkable journey as it took on powerful, entrenched forces on behalf of society's most vulnerable and grew into the renowned civil rights organization it is today, with multifaceted programs to fight hate, teach tolerance and seek justice. It's also the dramatic story of how [Morris] Dees and the SPLC fought violent white supremacists in court--at great personal risk--winning verdict after verdict that demolished the nation's most dangerous hate groups. Above all, it's the story of many compssionate people from all walks of life standing shoulder-to-shoulder to insist on equal opportunity and to blaze new paths in the ongoing march for justice in our nation. -- from book jacket
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 361.2 G977 (Text) 35178001627804 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/11/2017 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 340 GUN (Text) 33892005970265 NON-FICTION Book None 11/13/2015 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780990699002 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9780990699019 (softback)
  • Physical Description: 247 pages : illustrations (many color), color map, portraits (some color) ; 24 x 27 cm
  • Publisher: Montgomery, AL : Southern Poverty Law Center, 2014.

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KEEPING THE DREAM ALIVE is the inspiring story of the [Southern Poverty Law Center] and its remarkable journey as it took on powerful, entrenched forces on behalf of society's most vulnerable and grew into the renowned civil rights organization it is today, with multifaceted programs to fight hate, teach tolerance and seek justice. It's also the dramatic story of how [Morris] Dees and the SPLC fought violent white supremacists in court--at great personal risk--winning verdict after verdict that demolished the nation's most dangerous hate groups. Above all, it's the story of many compssionate people from all walks of life standing shoulder-to-shoulder to insist on equal opportunity and to blaze new paths in the ongoing march for justice in our nation. -- from book jacket
Subject: Southern Poverty Law Center
Southern Poverty Law Center > History.
Civil rights > United States > History
Civil rights movements > United States
Social justice

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