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    Living to tell about it : young Black men in America speak their piece

    Dawsey, Darrell.

    Contains interviews with young African-American men, ages fifteen to twenty-four, who talk about their childhoods, relationships, ambitions, race, and above all, their fears, as members of a group in which the leading cause of death is homicide.

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    Let's clap, jump, sing, & shout; dance, spin, & turn it out! : games, songs, & stories from an African American childhood

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    "Here are classic games, songs, stories, and more, recalled from the author's own childhood in the American South and loveingly passed down to a new generation."--Trade bdg. dust jacket.

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    It's Kwanzaa time!

    Goss, Linda.

    Stories, recipes, and activities introduce the holiday of Kwanzaa and the ways in which it is celebrated.

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    Kwanzaa : a family affair

    Walter, Mildred Pitts.

    Presents an explanation of Kwanzaa symbols and ceremonies, as well as easy-to-follow suggestions for holiday activities and crafts.

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    Celebrating Kwanzaa

    Hoyt-Goldsmith, Diane.

    Text and photographs depict how a Chicago family celebrates the African-American holiday of Kwanzaa.

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    Seven candles for Kwanzaa

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Describes the origins and practices of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival during which people of African descent rejoice in their ancestral values.

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    Kwanzaa

    Jones, Amy Robin, 1958-

    Describes the origin and meaning of the African American holiday which has been celebrated each year since 1966 from December 26 to January 1.

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    Juneteenth : freedom day

    Branch, Muriel Miller.

    Discusses the origin and present-day celebration of Juneteenth, a holiday marking the day Texan slaves realized they were free.

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    Juneteenth

    Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

    Describes Juneteenth, which commemorates June 19, 1865, the day when the slaves in Texas learned that they had been liberated.

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    Maritcha : a nineteenth-century American girl

    Bolden, Tonya.

    Presents the personal memoirs of Maritcha Remond Lyons who was born in nineteenth-century New York City and describes how she and her family escaped to Rhode Island during the 1863 Draft riots and how she overcame prejudice to become the first African-American person to graduate from Providence High School

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    August Wilson : the ground on which I stand

    Explore the life and legacy of August Wilson, the playwright some call America's Shakespeare, who chronicled the twentieth-century black experience. Features James Earl Jones, Phylicia Rashad, Laurence Fishburne, Viola Davis, new dramatic readings, and rare footage.

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