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The Port Chicago 50 : Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights

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The Port Chicago 50 : Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin

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.

Grades 6 and up.

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