This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed
How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement PossibleBook - 2014
"Civil rights scholar Charles E. Cobb, Jr. reveals how nonviolent activists and their allies kept the civil rights movement alive by bearing and, when necessary, using firearms. Whether patrolling their neighborhoods, garrisoning their homes, or firing back at attackers, these men and women were crucial to the movement's success, as were the weapons they carried. Drawing on his firsthand experiences in the Southern Freedom Movement and interviews with fellow participants, Cobb offers a controversial examination of the vital role guns have played in securing American liberties"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2014
Branch Call Number: 323.43 Co
Description: xiii, 294 pages, 8 unnumbered unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm