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Douglas, Deborah D.

Summary: The U.S. Civil Rights Trail offers a vivid glimpse into the story of Black America's fight for freedom and equality. From eye-opening landmarks to celebrations of triumph over adversity, experience a tangible piece of history with Moon U.S. Civil Rights Trail. Includes flexible itineraries, historic civil rights sites, the culture of the movement, expert insight, travel tools, and detailed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel, Hachette Book Group 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.5 DOU

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Pedro attends a colorful parade with his friend Katie Woo and her family to celebrate Chinese New Year, but when Katie goes missing Pedro is ready to come to the rescue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2022

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Pryor, Shawn

Summary: "On February 1, 1960, four young black men sat down at a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, and staged a nonviolent protest against segregation. At that time, many restaurants in the South did not serve black people. Soon, thousands of students were staging sit-ins across the South, and within six months, the lunch counter at which they'd first protested was integrated....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 975.6 PRY

Summary: Traces the history of black America back to ancient African civilization, examining attempts by the white establishment in the U.S. to conceal this knowledge as a means of undermining African American identity. Presents theories of scholars and social commentators which comprise a history in which African Americans have been systematically oppressed as a people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HID

Winn, Kevin P.

Summary: "The Racial Justice in America: Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Jim Crow and Policing explores the unjust laws and law enforcement policies Black people have faced in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Press 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.1196 WIN

Dolbear, Emily J.

Summary: "Learn the basics about Juneteenth, also called Emancipation Day or Freedom Day, and how the holiday celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the United States"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.263 DOL

Delmont, Matthew F.

Summary: "The definitive history of World War II from the African American perspective, written by civil rights expert and Dartmouth history professor Matthew Delmont. Over one million Black men and women served in World War II. Black troops were at Normandy, Iwo Jima, and the Battle of the Bulge, serving in segregated units and performing unheralded but vital support jobs, only to be denied housing and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 DEL

Jefferson, Margo

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Summary: "Stunning for her daring originality, the author of Negroland gives us what she calls "a temperamental autobiography," comprised of visceral, intimate fragments that fuse criticism and memoir. Margo Jefferson constructs a nervous system with pieces of different lengths and tone, conjoining arts writing (poem, song, performance) with life writing (history, psychology). The book's structure is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2022

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Hunter-Gault, Charlayne

Summary: "Charlayne Hunter-Gault is an eminent Dean of American journalism, a vital voice whose work chronicled the civil rights movement and so much of what has transpired since then. My People is the definitive collection of her reportage and commentary. Spanning datelines in the American South, South Africa and points scattered in between, her work constitutes a history of our time as rendered by the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 HUN

Imani, Blair

Summary: "A powerful illustrated history of the Great Migration and its sweeping impact on Black and American culture, from Reconstruction to the rise of hip hop. Over the course of six decades, an unprecedented wave of Black Americans left the South and spread across the nation in search of a better life--a migration that sparked stunning demographic and cultural changes in twentieth-century America....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 973.049 IMA

Goldstone, Lawrence

Summary: "Following the Civil War, the Reconstruction era raised a new question to those in power in the US: Should African Americans, so many of them former slaves, be granted the right to vote? In a bitter partisan fight over the legislature and Constitution, the answer eventually became yes, though only after two constitutional amendments, two Reconstruction Acts, two Civil Rights Acts, three...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 324.6 GOL

Engle, Margarita

Summary: "Bold, graphic portraits and beautiful poems present famous and lesser-known Latinos from varied backgrounds who have faced life's challenges in creative ways."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 ENG

Summary: In a searing parody of American television and racial attitudes a young African American network executive, under pressure from his white boss, creates a minstrel show, hoping that it will fail and that he will be released from his network contract -- but the TV show becomes both a hit and the subject of much controversy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BAM

Hesse, Monica

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Summary: Haruko and Margot meet at the high school in Crystal City, a 'family internment camp' for those accused of colluding with the enemy. The teens discover that they are polar opposites in so many ways, except for one that seems to override all the others: the camp is changing them, day by day and piece by piece. Haruko finds herself consumed by fear for her soldier brother and distrust of her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HES

Contents: The Czechoslovak immigration to the United States of America / Dr. George J. Švejda -- Statistics on the Czechs and Slovaks in the United States / Vratislav Bušek -- Moravian Bethlehem, U.S.A. / Andrew Paul Slabey -- The Czechs and Slovaks of New York / Vratislav Bušek and Rev. Ján Shimtay -- Czechs of Chicago / Joseph Čada -- Czechs in Texas / Joseph Mali̕k -- The Czechs in Iowa -- Czechs and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Czechoslovak National Council of America 1970

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3437 Czechoslovak

Acevedo, Elizabeth

Summary: "In her most famous spoken-word poem, author of the Pura Belpré-winning novel-in-verse The Poet X Elizabeth Acevedo embraces all the complexities of Black hair and Afro-Latinidad--the history, pain, pride, and powerful love of that inheritance. Paired with full-color illustrations by artist Andrea Pippins in a format that will appeal to fans of Mahogany L. Browne's Black Girl Magic or Jason...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 811 ACE

Duncan, Alice Faye

Summary: "The true story of Black activist Opal Lee and her vision of Juneteenth as a holiday for everyone celebrates Black joy and inspires children to see their dreams blossom. Growing up in Texas, Opal knew the history of Juneteenth, but she soon discovered that many Americans had never heard of the holiday that represents the nation's creed of "freedom for all. "Every year, Opal looked forward to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tommy Nelson, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2022

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Choy, Catherine Ceniza

Summary: "Asian American Histories of the United States illuminates how an over-century-long history of Asian migration, labor, and community formation in the United States is fundamental to understanding the American experience and its existential crises of the early twenty-first century"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0495 CHO

Winn, Kevin P.

Summary: "The Racial Justice in America: Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Juneteenth explores the history around the celebration in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Press 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.263 WIN

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: The story of Fannie Lou Hamer, who was a champion of civil rights; despite fierce prejudice and abuse, from the 1950s until her death in 1977.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VOI

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: A frowning scarecrow at Aunt Carmen's farm frightens Katie until Pedro reveals that it is not haunted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

Summary: Filmmaker Byron Hurt looks at the past and future of soul food, covering its roots in Western Africa, its incarnation in the American South, and the role it plays in the health crisis in the African American community. Examines the socioeconomics of the modern American diet, and how the food industry profits from producing cheap calories while healthy options remain expensive and hard to find.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2013

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SOU

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt)

Summary: A definitive edition of the landmark book that forever changed our understanding of the Civil War's aftermath and the legacy of racism in America. Upon publication in 1935, W.E.B. Du Bois's now classic Black Reconstruction offered a revelatory new assessment of Reconstruction--and of American democracy itself. One of the towering African American thinkers and activists of the twentieth century,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.81 DU B

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Katie's peanut butter and jelly sandwich is missing, so she must figure out which of her classmates ate it--and what she should do about lunch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2023

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

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