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African Americans: Coming to America
The story of African Amer. (AA) differs from of ot

 
Our Price: $15.00
By David Boyle (au)
Year: 2002
Pages: 128
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 0-7641-5628-4

Product Code: 1422352943

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The story of African Amer. (AA) differs from of other nationalities, since it is one of both forced enslavement, & of the continuing struggle for equality. Explores their history, from the arrival of the first 20 captive Black Africans in 1619, through the abolition of the slave trade & the Civil War, to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s & increasing pride in AA heritage. Includes: spirituals blues, jazz, & rap; the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s & the Black Arts Movement. of the 1960s; & AA greats such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Louis Armstrong, Sidney Poitier, Mohammad Ali, & Jesse Owens. A book in the “Coming to America” series which uses the authentic voices & personal accounts of the people who undertook the often-dangerous voyage to the new country. Illus.

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