Hannah-Jones, Nikole

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Summary: Stymied by her unfinished family tree assignment for school, a young girl seeks Grandma's counsel and learns about her ancestors, the consequences of slavery, and the history of Black resistance in the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAN

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Abranowicz, William

Summary: "This collection revisits key people and places in the civil rights movement, with photographs of locations throughout the south where significant events occurred during the Freedom Movement. The roughly 125 color photographs in the book range from portraits of prominent figures like John Lewis and Harry Belafonte to the barn where Emmett Till was murdered and the bus station where Freedom...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Texas Press 2021

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 323.0973 ABR

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Summary: "The animating idea of The 1619 Project is that our national narrative is more accurately told if we begin not on July 4, 1776, but in late August of 1619, when a ship arrived in Jamestown bearing a cargo of twenty to thirty enslaved people from Africa. Their arrival inaugurated a barbaric and unprecedented system of chattel slavery that would last for the next 250 years. This is sometimes...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2021

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Summary: This book is a plea to America to understand what life post-slavery remains like for many African Americans, who are descended from people whose unpaid labor built this land, but have had to spend the last century and a half carrying the dual burden of fighting racial injustice and rising above the lowered expectations and hateful bigotry that attempt to keep them shackled to that past.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 BUR

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