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The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights / Steve Sheinkin.

Sheinkin, Steve, (author.).

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-191) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
950L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 6.7 6 163116.
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.

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