When Thunder Comes: Poems for Civil Rights Leaders by J. Patrick Lewis

Source: ADL

This collection of poems gives voice to seventeen heroes of civil rights. Against overwhelming odds and heartbreaking loss, they stood, they hoped and they spoke. Featuring civil rights luminaries Coretta Scott King, Harvey Milk, Mohandas Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Sylvia Mendez, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mamie Carthan Till, Helen Zia, Josh Gibson, Dennis James Banks, Mitsuye Endo, Ellison Onizuka, Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Yunus, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner.

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