Bell, Janet Dewart

Summary: "An uplifting collection of speeches by African American women, curated by civil and human rights activist, scholar, and author Janet Dewart Bell. These magnificent speakers explore ethics, morality, courage, authenticity, and leadership, and Bell's substantive introductions provide rich new context for each woman's speech, highlighting Black women speaking truth to power in service of freedom...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Jackson, Jenn M.

Summary: "Jenn M. Jackson has been known to bring deep historical acuity to some of the most controversial topics in America today. Now, in their first book, Jackson applies their critical analysis to the questions that have long energized their work: Why has Black women's freedom fighting been so overlooked throughout history, and what has our society lost in the meantime? A love letter to those who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2024

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

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...

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

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

Lake, Theia

Summary: "During the mid-1880s, the first black regiments of the US Army were formed. These soldiers served on the western frontier, as well as conflicts in Cuba, the Philippines, and Mexico. They were nicknamed "buffalo soldiers," by Native Americans. Despite their upstanding service, these courageous men faced prejudice in their own country. In this educational text, readers will learn all about the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 355.0089 LAK

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