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Season of Rage Hugh Burnett and the Struggle for Civil Rights

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ISBN-10: 0887767001

ISBN-13: 9780887767005

Edition: 2005

Authors: John Cooper

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The last place in North America where black people and white people could not sit down together to share a cup of coffee in a restaurant was not in the Deep South. It was in the small, sleepy Ontario town of Dresden. Dresden is the site of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Slaves who made their way north through the Underground Railroad created the thriving Dawn Settlement in Dresden before and during the Civil War. They did not find Utopia on the Canadian side of the border, despite their efforts. In 1954 something extraordinary happened. The National Unity Association was a group of African Canadian citizens in Dresden who had challenged the racist attitudes of the 1950s and had forged an alliance…    
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Tundra
Publication date: 1/25/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English