Summary: An illustrated narrative of Nelson Mandela's fight against oppression in South Africa, from his imprisonment for public protest after the Sharpeville Massacre in 1960, to his release from prison and election as president in the 1990s.
Publisher / Publication Date: Thameside Press 2001
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Mandela
Summary: Bausum compares and contrasts the childhoods of John Lewis and James Zwerg in a way that helps young readers understand the segregated experience of our nation's past. The book shows how a common interest in justice created the convergent path that enabled these young men to meet as Freedom Riders on a bus journey south.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008
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Summary: I am somebody : Records the 1969 strike by black, predominantly female, hospital workers in Charleston, S.C. for better working conditions and higher wages. Shows how the struggle was won by a coalition of local and national union and civil rights groups plus the local black community through nonviolent marches and demonstrations. Highlights Andrew Young, Coretta Scott King, Ralph Abernathy,...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC I
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
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VOI
Summary: "A history of Floyd McKissick's 1969 plan to build a Black city in North Carolina, examining the story of the idealists who settled there, the obstacles that derailed the project, and what Soul City's saga says about Black opportunity, capitalism, and power then and now"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2021