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“Forced Migration: The Transatlantic Slave Trade.” Discovery Education, Discovery Education, 2005. Accessed 23 Jan. 2019.
Rush, Sarah O'Neal. "A Black History Month Reading List by Booker T. Washington's Great-Granddaughter; These books tell many inspirational stories of success in spite of extreme circumstances for teens, adults, and the young at heart." Newsweek, 24 Feb. 2017. Opposing Viewpoints in Context, Web. 29 Jan. 2018.
Explore educational materials from the series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Embark with professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. Travel from the victories of the Civil Rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about the state of black America—and our nation as a whole.
Lessons by Greg Timmons.
Video clips from the series, "Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise."
Included is a chronology chapter that highlights important events in African American history. A related chapter on African American Firsts focuses on important first-time achievements. Also included is a chapter on significant documents in African American History, providing first-hand accounts of historical events, a chapter on African American Landmarks, arranged geographically by state, and a nation-by-nation profile of Africa as well as significant countries in the western hemisphere, outlining a history of the Diaspora. Politics, religion, science, art, music, literature, sports, education, civil rights, military and law are also covered in chapters offering narrative history along with separate biographical profiles of key figures.
African American Eras sets are interdisciplinary sources for middle and high school students as well as teachers, librarians, and the general patron who want the single source convenience provided by the Decades-style subject chapters covering arts, medicine and health, education, religion, government and politics, law, trade and more.
The history of the United States is, in large part, the history of its legislation. the authors of the five books in the Landmark Legislation series take the reader behind the scenes to show the drama that led to each bill being passed and the effect that each piece of legislation has had in the development of our country.
The Complete Encyclopedia of African American History chronicles 400 years of African American history. * Volume 1: 400 Years of Achievement presents four centuries of noteworthy accomplishments through a fascinating mix of biographies * Volume 2: Notable Firsts is an exhilarating listing of the accomplishments of black Americans in the arts, business, education, the military, medicine and science, and sports. * Volume 3: Heroes and Heroines is an eclectic mix of profiles of 150 well-known and lesser-known individuals who have made a lasting and profound impact on our culture. * Volume 4: Civil Rights Feats and Facts details the important people, places, and events of the black struggle for freedom.
Loaded with archival photographs and amazing facts, the DK Biography series introduces readers to some of history's most interesting and influential characters. From his early life in Hawaii and Indonesia, to his work as a community organizer in Chicago, to his first months in the Oval Office, DK Biography: Barack Obama tells the story of the 44th president of the United States. Supports the Common Core State Standards.
Loaded with archival photographs and amazing facts, the DK Biography series introduces readers to some of history's most interesting and influential characters. DK Biography: Harriet Tubman tells the story of the famous abolitionist, from her childhood as a slave on a Maryland plantation, to her dramatic escape, to her tireless work as an organizer of the Underground Railroad. Supports the Common Core State Standards.
In this new addition to the Lucent Library of Black History, author Anne Wallace Sharp describes the events that led up to and followed the historic Freedom Rides of 1961. The experiences of African Americans in the Jim Crow South, the stark inequality en; Each chapter contains sidebars that highlight relevant personalities and events.
Away from the bustling nightlife of 1920s Harlem, a literary and cultural rebirth was taking place among African American writers, artists, and performers. Producing works that reflected the racial realities of the era between the end of the Civil War and the beginnings of the civil rights movement, these cultural luminaries helped define a new black consciousness. Readers will learn how the Great Migration and changing opportunities for African Americans informed the vibrant creative period known as the Harlem Renaissance.
The chapters in "Harlem Renaissance" feature informative sidebars that describe Harlem slang, fashion and popular dances, as well as interesting figures such as Josephine Baker, Florence Mills and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. "Harlem Renaissance" presents the writings of notable authors of the time and how African American literature changed from works in dialect to penetrating analyses of black culture, inspiring novels of protest and racial pride. Look for informative chapters that feature: Biographies The beginnings of the Harlem Renaissance Historical background and overview Fiction, poetry and journalism Performing arts The visual arts Harlem nightlife The end of the Harlem Renaissance,And much more
James Meredith's 1966 march in Mississippi began as one man's peaceful protest for voter registration and became one of the South's most important demonstrations of the civil rights movement. It brought together leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. and Stokely Carmichael, who formed an unlikely alliance that resulted in the Black Power movement, which ushered in a new era in the fight for equality. The retelling of Meredith's story opens on the day of his assassination attempt and goes back in time to recount the moments leading up to that event and its aftermath. Readers learn about the powerful figures and emerging leaders who joined the over 200-mile walk that became known as the "March Against Fear."
History is shaped by events and people. Through studying history we come to understand how things change, learn to grasp the factors that cause this change, and begin to understand what parts of society remain constant despite change. Each title in Perspectives On investigates an historical event and includes, with the help of primary sources such as eyewitness accounts and commentary, differing viewpoints of each event. Factors leading up to the event, and the event's effect on the culture and people at that time, will be explored, as well as the event's lasting effects and historical significance.
A pile of lime-encrusted shackles discovered on the seafloor in the remains of a ship called the Henrietta Marie, lands Michael Cottman, a Washington, D.C.-based journalist and avid scuba diver, in the middle of an amazing journey that stretches across three continents, from foundries and tombs in England, to slave ports on the shores of West Africa, to present-day Caribbean plantations. This is more than just the story of one ship - it's the untold story of millions of people taken as captives to the New World. Told from the author's perspective, this book introduces young readers to the wonders of diving, detective work, and discovery, while shedding light on the history of slavery.
In this wrenching story, we'll learn about the bitter history of racial discrimination in the United States. We'll see how the Little Rock Nine and others broke boundaries and paved the way for further civil rights actions in the years that followed.