Dissent in Wichita
The Civil Rights Movement in the Midwest, 1954-72
By (author) Gretchen Cassel Eick
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Dissent in Wichita by Gretchen Cassel Eick
Book DescriptionOn a hot summer evening in 1958, a group of African American students in Wichita, Kansas, quietly entered Dockum's Drug Store and sat down at the whites-only lunch counter. This was the beginning of the first sustained, successful student sit-in of the modern civil rights movement, instigated in violation of the national NAACP's instructions. Based on interviews with over eighty participants and observers of this sit-in, Dissent in Wichita traces the contours of race relations and black activism in an unexpected locus of the civil rights movement, revealing that the movement was a national, not a southern, phenomenon.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780252074912
(5830mm x 3895mm x 534mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Gretchen Cassel Eick
Gretchen Cassel Eick, a professor of history at Friends University, Wichita, has received two Fulbright grants and was for ten years a professional lobbyist in Washington, D.C.
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