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Lynda Blackmon Lowery
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This first-person personal memoir by Lynda Blackmon Lowery has two additional authors: Elspeth Leacock and Susan Buckley. Does Lynda’s voice come through?

Even though Lynda’s story is written “as told to” these two secondary authors, it is Lynda’s voice that shines through the entire narrative. The less personal historical notes and biographical notes that are in the appendices are even told through the perspective of Lynda. Her voice gets the focus it deserves in this book.

In what ways is the theme of racial discrimination relevant to today’s reader?

The fight for complete racial equality is still an ongoing effort to this day, and movements like Black Lives Matter are playing an important part in bringing remaining inequality to light.

What weapons do the civil rights marchers use?

They faithfully follow Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s principle of steady, loving confrontation by...

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