During the civil rights movement, Black churches were places of hope and refuge. Many Black religious leaders were also civil rights activists. This book explores the history of Black churches and the roles they played during the civil rights movement. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.