Locked Up for Freedom: Civil Rights Protesters at the by Heather E. Schwartz

By Heather E. Schwartz

In 1963, greater than 30 African-American ladies a while eleven to sixteen have been arrested for enjoying Civil Rights protests in Americus, Georgia. They have been taken with out their households' wisdom to a Civil War–era stockade in Leesburg, Georgia, the place they have been limited in unsanitary stipulations and uncovered to brutal remedy. Over the next weeks, their dedication to the struggle for equality was once positioned to the try out. Combining historic learn and private interviews with a number of of the ladies, Heather E. Schwartz brings this precise tale of the Civil Rights stream to life.

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