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Lieber, Larry, (1931-) Your Future Rests In Your Hands

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.160 Author/Creator: Lieber, Larry, (1931-) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Comic book Date: 1964 Pagination: 16 p. ; 25.4 x 18 cm.

Summary of Content: One comic book entitled, "Your Future Rests...In Your Hands," by Larry Lieber dated 1964. Illustrates characters discussing racial inequality in housing and education in African American communities; Steve Baxter of NAACP Voter Registration Committee advocates for African Americans to take the vote more seriously as well as how to register to vote.

Background Information: This comic was printed the year that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed. The act prohibits race discrimination in voter registration as well as segregating schools.

People: Lieber, Larry, 1931-

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Civil RightsVotingAfrican Americans

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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