The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights
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|George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library||Y 940.5453 SHEINKI||34510011040126||Teen Area - Non-fiction||Available||-|
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (page 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.|