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Collection of 80 new poems and prose pieces including some about slavery, Rosa Parks, Hurricane Katrina, Emmett Till, Nina Simone, Dorothy Height, Mari Evans, Gwendolyn Brooks, June Jordan, Richard Fewell, the Ishley Brothers, Jackie Robinson, librarians, and libraries.

Contents
How you gonna save 'em? 1st stanza. We gather -- Spirit rising -- A prayer for Nina -- Howl (for Nina Simone) -- Sing me home -- The Rosa Parks -- The seamstress of Montgomery -- The death of innocence -- We go on -- The storyteller's silence -- ... Read more
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Description
xi, 131 p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher
William Morrow 2007

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TADL-WOOD 811.54 GIO in Adult Non-fiction Available

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