'MARCH' By S. Lewis

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I learned many things about the Civil Rights Era from the book MARCH. Lewis really gives a great picture of what life was like for Black families in the 1940’s and 1950’s under Jim Crow and segregation laws. Something that was evident was during the first day of school for young Lewis during which he saw that the white children had a shiny new bus and the colored children had a shabby broken down one, the inequality was apparent at a young age. Lewis begins to give a clearer picture of what the civil rights movement is trying to accomplish . The Civil Rights movement was not just about minorities getting better treatment. The movement was about equality for blacks and whites and women and men. Lewis tells the story of his childhood growing
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