Civil Rights Movement Sources

“An Act of Courage, The Arrest Records of Rosa Parks” National Archives, Accessed  23 March 2017.

Bates, Daisy. The Long Shadow of Little Rock. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2000

Bay, Mia. To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells, New York: Hill and Wang, 2010.

“Daisy Lee Gatson Bates 1914-1999” The Journal of Black in Higher Education No. 26, Winter, 1999-200

“Daisy Bates and the Little Rock School Crisis: Forging the Way,” Carolyn Calloway- Thomas and Thurmon Garner, Journal of Black Studies Vol25 No5.

“Daisy Bates,” Encloypedia of Arkansas, Accessed 20 June 2017,

“Dorothy Height,” Brittanica Biography’s, Accessed 27 April 2017,

“Dorothy Height,” National Park Service, Accessed 27 April 2017,

Giddings, Paula J.  Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching, New York: Harper, 2009.

Height, Dorothy. Open Wide The Freedom Gates: A Memoir. New York: Public Affairs, 2005.

Height, Dorothy.  Living With Purpose. Chicago: Dorothy Height Press, 2010.

“Ida B. Wells,” The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow. Accessed 27 April 2017.

“Ida B. Wells- Barnett and Her Passion for Justice, Duke University. Accessed 27 April 2017.

“Ida B. Wells-Barnett House, We Shall Overcome: Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement, Accessed 27 April 2017.

Parks, Rosa. Rosa Parks: My Story. New York: Puffin Books, 1999.

“Rosa Parks: How I Fought for Civil Rights.” Scholastic Teacher’s Activity Guide. Accessed 23 March 2017.

Polokow, Amy. Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader. North Haven, CT: Linnet Books, 2003.

Reed, Linda. “The Legacy of Daisy Bates.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 59 (Spring 2000): 76–83.

Robinson, Jo Ann. Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Women Who Started It: The Memoir of Jo Ann Gibson Robison. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1987.

Stockley, Grif. Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas. Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 2005.

Theoharis, Jeanne. The Rebellious Life of Mrs.Rosa Parks. New York: Beacon Press, 2014.

“What If: I Don’t Move to the Back of The Bus?” The Henry Ford Foundation : Stories of Innovation, Accessed March 23 2017,

Wells, Ida B. Crusader for Justice: The Autobiography of Ida B. Wells, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991.