Know your civil rights history: resources at the Stone Center Library

Today marks the 55th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her bus seat to a white passenger.  Her eventual arrest set in motion the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and her lifetime of social activism marks her as a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement.  For more insight into this important and complex period of U.S. history, we encourage our readers to come by the Stone Center Library and take advantage of our holdings as UNC’s Library for Black Culture & History. Here are a few titles to get things started:

And don’t forget, we’re always happy to provide reference help in person, or online via email or chat (our buddy name is: stonecenterref).  Best of luck!