Running for Freedom, 3rd edition charts the monumentalstruggle for African-American civil rights and the impact of thatmovement in transforming the American political system in the Southand nationwide from 1941 to 2008.
* Explores the interplay between the local and the nationaldimensions of the civil rights story, between grassroots activistsand federal officials, and between the North and South
* New edition includes new material on the ClintonAdministration, the controversial 2000 and 2004
presidential elections, and the disaster that Hurricane Katrinawrought on New Orleans
* Right up-to-date, it also describes the rise to power of BarackObama and the achievement of black political legitimacy
* Ideal for students: short, teachable, and accessibly written;visually engaging with new photographs and maps