The Second Reconstruction, 1954-1962
Giddings, When and Where I Enter, Chapter XV, pp. 261-275.
Marable, Race, Reform and Rebellion, Chapter III, "The Demand for Reform, 1954-1960," pp. 40-60.
Williams, Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 Chapter III, "We're Not Moving to the Back, Mr. Blake: The Montgomery Bus Boycott," pp. 59-89; Chapter IV, "Hall Monitors from the 101st: The Little Rock Story," pp. 91-119; and Chapter V, "Down Freedom's Main Line: The Movement's Next Generation," pp. 121-161.