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    The black press and the struggle for civil rights

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    The black press and the struggle for civil rights

    Senna, Carl, 1944-

    An account of the black press from the first black newspaper to the integration of black journalists into the mainstream of American journalism.

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    Red summer

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    Black against empire

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    We are not yet equal

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    We are not yet equal : understanding our racial divide

    Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine), author.

    "This ... young adult adaptation brings her ideas to a new audience. When America achieves milestones of progress toward full and equal black participation in democracy, the systemic response is a consistent racist backlash that rolls back those wins. We Are Not Yet Equal examines five of these moments: The end of the Civil War and Reconstruction was greeted with Jim Crow laws; the promise of new opportunities in the North during the Great Migration was limited when blacks were physically blocked from moving away from the South; the Supreme Court's landmark 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision was met with the shutting down of public schools throughout the South; the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965 led to laws that disenfranchised millions of African American voters and a War on Drugs that disproportionally targeted blacks; and the election of President Obama led to an outburst of violence including the death of black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri as well as the election of Donald Trump. This YA adaptation will be written in an approachable narrative style that provides teen readers with additional context to these historic moments, photographs and archival images, and additional backmatter and resources for teens"-- Provided by publisher.

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    April 4, 1968

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    Plessy v. Ferguson

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    The African American experience during World War II

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    Stony the road

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    Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow

    Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., author.

    "A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain on the American mind"--Provided by publisher.

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    Legacy

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    Legacy : treasures of Black history

    The Black experience and its impact on our nation's culture and character are illustrated in twelve chapters, from ancient Africa and the slave trade to such key eras as the Civil War, Emancipation, and Reconstruction; the Harlem Renaissance and the Jim Crow Era; and the modern Civil Rights and Black Power/Black Arts movements. The more than 150 historic items showcased here include documents, letters, images, and artifacts, many never before published. Readers will find 18th-century maps of Africa; the pincushion of Elizabeth Keckley, Mrs. Lincoln's seamstress; Depression-era images by Robert M. McNeil; and a Langston Hughes letter in which he first shares his famous poem I, Too, Sing America. Rare photographs include a unique daguerreotype of Frederick Douglass in profile and the Fisk Jubilee Singers, circa 1880. Prominent Black scholars and activists offer expert insights on the collection, on subjects ranging from traditional African societies to 21st-century art and politics.--From publisher description.

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    In the shadow of liberty

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    In the shadow of liberty : the hidden history of slavery, four presidents, and five black lives

    Davis, Kenneth C., author.

    "An examination of American slavery through the true stories of five enslaved people who were considered the property of some of our best-known presidents"-- Provided by publisher.

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    And still I rise

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    And still I rise : black America since MLK : an illustrated chronology

    Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., author.

    A companion book to the PBS series examines black history from the passage of the Civil Rights Act to the election of Barack Obama and describes the contradictions in the modern African-American community.

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    Rage in the Gate City

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    Slavery by another name

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    Slavery by another name

    Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force.

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    Traces of the trade a story from the deep North

    Filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. She and nine cousins retrace the Triangle Trade and gain a powerful new perspective on the black/white divide.

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    Eyes on the prize I

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    Eyes on the prize I : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965

    An abridged version of the original 6-hour documentary series Eyes on the Prize, chronicling the American Civil Rights movement from 1954 to 1964.

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years

    Vols. 1-6 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; v. 7-14 examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty.

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    Eyes on the prize

    Contents: Two series episodes -- "Awakenings (1954-1956)" and "Fighting Back (1957-1962)"

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    Negroes with guns Rob Williams and Black power

    Documents the life and times of political activist, Robert F. Williams. From his childhood in Monroe, North Carolina, to his self-exile and eventual return to the U.S., the film uses interviews and stock footage to tell the story of the forefather of the Black power movement in the United States.

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