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Author Sheinkin, Steve.
Title The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights / Steve Sheinkin.
Pub Info New York : Roaring Brook Press, c2014.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, ©2014.
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Descript 200 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, photographs ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Audience 950L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader UG 6.7 6 6 163116
sky258688494.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-191) and index.
Contents First hero -- The policy -- Port Chicago -- Work and liberty -- The lawyer -- Hot cargo -- The explosion -- The inquiry -- Column left -- Prison barge -- The fifty -- Treasure Island -- Prosecution -- Joe Small -- The verdict -- Hard labor -- Small goes to sea -- Epilogue: Civil rights heroes.
Summary Presents an account of the 1944 civil rights protest involving hundreds of African-American Navy servicemen who were unjustly charged with mutiny for refusing to work in unsafe conditions after the deadly Port Chicago explosion.
Subject United States. Navy -- African Americans -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American -- Juvenile literature.
Port Chicago Mutiny, Port Chicago, Calif., 1944 -- Juvenile literature.
Port Chicago Mutiny Trial, San Francisco, Calif., 1944 -- Juvenile literature.
African American sailors -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American.
Port Chicago Mutiny, Port Chicago, Calif., 1944.
Port Chicago Mutiny Trial, San Francisco, Calif., 1944.
African American sailors -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American.
Port Chicago Mutiny, Port Chicago, Calif., 1944.
Port Chicago Mutiny Trial, San Francisco, Calif., 1944.
African American sailors -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Alt Title Port Chicago Fifty.
Disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights
ISBN 9781596437968
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