Martin Luther King’s 1965 address from Montgomery, Alabama, the center of much racial conflict at the time and the location of the well-publicized bus boycott a decade earlier, is often considered by historians to be the culmination of the civil rights era in American history. In his momentous speech, King declared that segregation was “on its deathbed” and that the movement had already achieved significant milestones. Although the civil rights movement had won many battles in the struggle for racial equality by the mid-1960s, including legislation to guarantee black voting rights and to desegregate public accommodations, the fight to implement the new laws was just starting. In reality, King’s speech in Montgomery represented a new beginning rather than a conclusion to the movement, a fact that King acknowledged in the address. After the Dream: Black and White Southerners since 1965 begins where many histories of the civil rights movement end, with King’s triumphant march from the iconic battleground of Selma to Montgomery. Timothy J. Minchin and John Salmond focus on events in the South following the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act. After the Dream examines the social, economic, and political implications of these laws in the decades following their passage, discussing the empowerment of black southerners, white resistance, accommodation and acceptance, and the nation’s political will. The book also provides a fascinating history of the often-overlooked period of race relations during the presidential administrations of Ford, Carter, Reagan, and both George H. W. and George W. Bush. Ending with the election of President Barack Obama, this study will influence contemporary historiography on the civil rights movement.
Black and White Southerners since 1965
Author: Timothy Minchin
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Category: Social Science
Diana is married to a high-ranking Civil Servant who is a workaholic and he neglects her badly. Diana takes part in an experiment after receiving hospital treatment on her holiday. In due course, she notices that everyone else is getting old but she is still remaining young and beautiful. When she visits the scientist, he tells her that the experiment is one where, if successful, she will live to almost two hundred years of age and remain exactly as she looks at present for all that time.
Author: Stan Mason
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
A modern sequel to A midsummer Night's Dream written for the RSC Openstages 2012. This sees Dee and Helen ( Demetrius and Helena)celebrating twenty years of married bliss with old friends Mia and Sandy ( Hermia and Lysander) not in married bliss and on the verge of a divorce. Into the evening come three travellers Ron Tanya and their son Robin - but who are they really? Things start taking a very strange turn and through all the laughter and merriment a darker secret is revealed. When Helen and Dee's daughter Faye arrives the comedy soon turns to a Greek tragedy but with a final modern twist. Dipping in and out of the original text this play was described as Ayckbourn meets Shakespeare in a rollercoaster or laughs, tears, secrets and lies !
A Modern Sequel to a Midsummer Night's Dream
Author: Bev Clark
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Post-Adoption Support for Christian Families You've done it! After months or even years of prayers, dreams and effort your child is finally home. Now it's time for happily ever after. And yet the days and months ahead will quite likely stretch you in ways you weren't expecting. Using Scripture and stories of her own adopted children, Michelle Gardner helps you anticipate these challenges and gives you tools to help you cope. In your adoption journey, how can the Lord be most glorified? It may be through a path you would never have chosen. Michelle asks you to consider what God can do to work in your life, your child's life, and the lives of everyone watching to bring glory to Himself. After the Dream Comes True explores: - Emotions that might surprise you - Why you got involved with adoption - First days at home - Setting boundaries and establishing routines - Birthparent issues - Spiritual issues - If the dream turns into a nightmare - Ready to adopt again? - and many other important topics As families lovingly and obediently welcome adopted children into their hearts and homes, there are many issues with which they need to deal. After the Dream Comes True helps families consider these issues from a scriptural perspective and challenges families to see adoption as an opportunity to learn to trust and obey.
Author: Michelle Gardner
Publisher: Winepress Pub
Category: Family & Relationships
Current theoretical perspectives on dream research are discussed in this title. Clinical papers, each illustrating the author's technical stance toward dreams in the context of that author's own clinical evidence, are included.
Symposium 2000 on Dreams
Author: Melvin R. Lansky
Publisher: International Universities PressInc
Documents the story of the Olympic squad that won the gold at the 1992 Barcelona Games, assessing the achievements and legacy of some of the NBA's greatest players, including Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, and Charles Barkley.
How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever
Author: Jack McCallum
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Category: Sports & Recreation
Exploring the fascinating world of dreams, this comprehensive reference examines more than 250 dream-related topics, from art to history to science, including how factors such as self-healing, ESP, literature, religion, sex, cognition and memory, and medical conditions can all have an effect on dreams. Dream symbolism and interpretation is examined in historical, cultural, and psychological detail, while a dictionary—updated with 1,000 symbols and explanations—offers further insights. Dreaming about teeth, for instance, can indicate control issues, and dreaming of a zoo can indicate that the dreamer needs to tidy up some situation. Examining these concepts and more, this is the ultimate dreamer's companion.
Author: James R Lewis,Evelyn Dorothy Oliver
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
A riveting and powerful account of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis, Tennessee, by a single assassin’s bullet. A career criminal named James Earl Ray was seen fleeing from a rooming house that overlooked the hotel balcony from where King was cut down. An international manhunt ended two months later with Ray’s capture. Though Ray initially pled guilty, he quickly recanted and for the rest of his life insisted he was an unwitting pawn in a grand conspiracy. In Killing the Dream, expert investigative reporter Gerald Posner reexamines Ray and the evidence, even tracking down the mystery man Ray claimed was the conspiracy’s mastermind. Beginning with an authoritative biography of Ray’s life, and continuing with a gripping account of the assassination and its aftermath, Posner cuts through phony witnesses, false claims, and a web of misinformation surrounding that tragic spring day in 1968. He puts Ray’s conspiracy theory to rest and ultimately manages to disclose what really happened the day King was murdered.
James Earl Ray and the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author: Gerald Posner
Publisher: Open Road Media
Category: Biography & Autobiography
“Dreams played an important part in our lives in those early days in England. Our mother invented them for us to make up for all the things we lacked and to give us some hope for the future.” During the hard and bitter years of his youth in England, Harry Bernstein’s selfless mother struggles to keep her six children fed and clothed. But she never stops dreaming of a better life in America, no matter how unlikely. Then, one miraculous day when Harry is twelve years old, steamships tickets arrive in the mail, sent by an anonymous benefactor. Suddenly, a new life full of the promise of prosperity seems possible–and the family sets sail for America, meeting relatives in Chicago. Harry is mesmerized by the city: the cars, the skyscrapers, and the gorgeous vistas of Lake Michigan. For a time, the family gets a taste of the good life: electric lights, a bathtub, a telephone. But soon the harsh realities of the Great Depression envelop them. Skeletons in the family closet come to light, mafiosi darken their doorstep, family members are lost, and dreams are shattered. In the face of so much loss, Harry and his mother must make a fateful decision–one that will change their lives forever. And though he has struggled for so long, there is an incredible bounty waiting for Harry in New York: his future wife, Ruby. It is their romance that will finally bring the peace and happiness that Harry’s mother always dreamed was possible. With a compelling cast and evocative settings, Harry Bernstein’s extraordinary account of his hardscrabble youth in Depression-era Chicago and New York will grip you from the very first page. Full of humor, drama, and romance, this tale of hope and dreams coming true enthralls and enchants. From the Hardcover edition.
Author: Harry Bernstein
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Category: Biography & Autobiography
A space pioneer tells the story of her childhood in Iran and her family's exodus to America after the Islamic Revolution, the computer technology firm she built from the ground up and her groundbreaking role as the first-ever female commercial spaceflight participant.
From Daughter of Iran to Space Pioneer
Author: Anousheh Ansari,Homer Hickam
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Category: Biography & Autobiography
"With courage they rallied and answered the call . . . dreaming of freedom and justice for all." The United States of America was founded on the declaration that all men are created equal. But nearly two hundred years after that proclamation, America was still deeply segregated. Slowly but surely, powerful leaders as well as everyday citizens spoke up for their dreams and beliefs. Soon, a people proud and strong stood up as one for their rights, and a new America came to be.
Author: Diane Z. Shore,Jessica Alexander
Category: Juvenile Fiction
A business parable about how companies can achieve remarkable results by helping their employees fulfill their dreams Managing people is difficult. With disengagement and turnover on the rise, many managers are scratching their heads wondering what to do. It's not that we dont dream of being great managers, it's just that we havent found a practical and efficient way to do it. Until now . . . The fictional company in this remarkable book is grappling with real problems of high turnover and low morale -- so the managers begin to investigate what really drives the employees. What they discover is that the key to motivation isnt necessarily the promise of a bigger paycheck or title, but rather the fulfillment of crucial personal dreams. They also learned that people at every level need to be offered specific kinds of help and encouragement -- or our dreams will forever remain just dreams as we grow dissatisfied with our lives and jobs. Beginning with his important thought that a company can only become the-best-version-of-itself to the extent that its employees are becoming better-versions-of-themselves, Matthew Kelly explores the connection between the dreams we are chasing personally and the way we all engage at work. Tackling head-on the growing problem of employee disengagement, Kelly explores the dynamic collaboration that is unleashed when people work together to achieve company objectives and personal dreams. The power of The Dream Manager is that simply becoming aware of the concept will change the way you manage and relate to people instantly and forever. What's your dream?
Author: Matthew Kelly
Publisher: Hachette Books
Category: Business & Economics
"I have a dream." When those words were spoken on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963, the crowd stood, electrified, as Martin Luther King, Jr. brought the plight of African Americans to the public consciousness and firmly established himself as one of the greatest orators of all time. Behind the Dream is a thrilling, behind-the-scenes account of the weeks leading up to the great event, as told by Clarence Jones, co-writer of the speech and close confidant to King. Jones was there, on the road, collaborating with the great minds of the time, and hammering out the ideas and the speech that would shape the civil rights movement and inspire Americans for years to come.
The Making of the Speech that Transformed a Nation
Author: Clarence B. Jones,Stuart Connelly
The pursuit of happiness! We have different perceptions of what that means among ourselves, and within ourselves as we experience myriad events (joyous or otherwise) such as - activities, relationships, activities, learning, challenges, contentions, problems. Whether we automatically think of it or not, each of those events contributes (positively or negatively) to our mental, physical, psychological and spiritual development; for being happy is good, but being happy as we develop is satisfyingly sublime. This book, The Dream Channel is designed to itemize and explain various aspects of the twenty-four Tools of Living we all have in common, yet that we, as individuals, are constantly treating subjectively in agreement with our differing (sometimes unstable) needs, desires, emotions, and values. The Supreme Being has loaned us these tools, and, through His gift of dreams, urges us to utilize these taken-for granted tools so as to allow us the mental, physical, psychological, and spiritual development of sublime happiness. Here are 12 of the 24 primary tools, including examples of the associated auxiliary tools s that are utilized in dreams: Resources book, vehicle, money Space interior and exterior Senses sound, taste, touch, smell Illumination light, darkness, color Order clean, repair, tailor, reproduce Motion walk, ride, drive, fly, fall Vegetation soil, dust, lawn Climate heat, cold, thunder Communication thought, speech, gestures Intimacy sexual activity, pregnancy, marriage Anatomy people, hand, face, infant, health Garment wearing apparel, nakedness Yes, these tools (over 160) are used in dreams; dramas meant for one individual only private and personal dramas. Specifically, each dream molds and relates to matters of your life in harmony with your temperament, your intelligence, your frames of mind, your dispositions, your affections, your traits, your lifestyle, your foibles, your habits, your peculiarities, your tendencies - as well as to the same elements of others with whom you come in contact , or by whom you are affe
Tools of Living
Author: Joseph L. Stefani
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
The influence of the Universal World Teacher in the figure of Sri Sathya Sai Babaa supremely beneficient renewer of moral life and spiritual faithhas already reached the far corners of the Earth. Yet this Avatar, His miracles and teachings, are still a greeat mystery to even those who are acquainted with Him. Source of the Dream is thorougly researched and gives an objective appreciation of Sai Baba's teachings about spirituality and modern science. Priddy gives an indepth analysis of Sai Baba's miraculous actions and words. He includes investigations he made with the late professor N. Kasturi, Sai Baba's official biographer, into how Sai Baba's earlier teaching have been written or recorded, edited, translated, published, and authenticated. Some common misunderstandings about interpretation and application of the teachings, and of Baba's own words, are discussed. Priddy inclused color photographs of Sai Baba and some of His miraculous manifestations. Robert Priddy shares his experiences, both subtle and direct, which ultimately led him to a life transformation. He appeals to both devotees and newcomers to Sai's teaching, explaining how Sai Baba reaches out to those in need over great distances, and what it's like to visit Sai Baba's ashram and attend an interview with Him. For devotees, Priddy shares his accounts of Sai's emanation of mystery and grace with balanced reflections upon their likely purpose and meaning.
Source of the Dream: My Way to Sathya Sai Baba
Author: Robert Priddy
Publisher: Weiser Books
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
From the author of the popular "Fortune-Telling Book" comes a beautifully illustrated primer that opens the secret world of dreams and imparts her magic to dreamers everywhere. Full color.
Dream Spells, Nighttime Potions and Rituals, and Other Magical Sleep Formulas
Author: Gillian Kemp
Publisher: Little, Brown
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
This analysis opens with a historical review of dream interpretation, exploring the structure, theory, and function of dreams in primitive cultures and examining their predominant symbols, types, and forms. Focusing on Native American dreams, the study defines their significance to the individual and their relationship to the culture pattern.
Author: Jackson Steward Lincoln
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Category: Social Science