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- Chicago Review Press 2000; US$ 13.99
Surprisingly, kids were some of the key instigators in the Civil Rights Movement, like Barbara Johns, who held a rally in her elementary school gym that eventually led to the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court school desegregation decision, and six-year-old Ruby Bridges, who was the first black student to desegregate elementary schools in... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 13.99
What do all these people have in common: the first man to die in the American Revolution, a onetime chief of the Crow Nation, the inventors of peanut butter and the portable X-ray machine, and the first person to make a wooden clock in this country? They were all great African Americans. For parents and teachers interested in fostering cultural... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95
Although Ukrainians have been immigrating to the US since the 1870s, it wasn't until after Ukraine gained its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 that large-scale migration occurred. This title provides an introduction to the history, culture, religion, and experiences of this immigrant group, featuring full-color photographs. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95
With the sudden end of the Vietnam War in April 1975, throngs of Vietnamese fled their country. Within months, more than 130,000 arrived in the US, determined to begin their lives anew. Offering a study of this vital segment of the American population, this title features full-color photographs, fact boxes, information on genealogy, and more. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95
Debra Dickerson pulls no punches in this electrifying manifesto. Outspoken journalist and author of the critically acclaimed memoir An American Story , she challenges black Americans to stop obsessing about racism and start focusing on problems they can fix. The way out of the ghetto, she asserts, is to take a good, hard look in the mirror. Get angry,... more...
- Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2007; US$ 8.99
Although slavery was illegal at the beginning of the twentieth century, segregation was prevalent, especially in the South. Through many uprisings, protests, and demonstrations, segregation was finally abolished and civil rights were established for people of varying colors, races, and genders. Today, we celebrate diversity in our nation because of... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.74
When and Where I Enter is an eloquent testimonial to the profound influence of African-American women on race and women's movements throughout American history. Drawing on speeches, diaries, letters, and other original documents, Paula Giddings powerfully portrays how black women have transcended racist and sexist attitudes--often confronting white... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2002; US$ 35.25
Belangrijke maatschappelijke veranderingen in de twintigste eeuw hebben de relatie tussen blanke en zwarte Amerikanen ingrijpend veranderd, maar het hardnekkige, wederzijdse wantrouwen is daarmee niet weggenomen. Ondanks de individuele successen van zwarte Amerikanen als Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jackson en Colin Powell is de emancipatie van de zwarte... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 12.95
Meet Hadjii. He?s got a loving family, a taste for making trouble, and a wicked sense of humor. His first book, Don?t Let My Mama Read This , is a rarity?an upbeat memoir about a blessedly normal childhood written by a natural-born storyteller. In it, he offers a warm, witty look at the pleasures and pitfalls of growing up in a close-knit Southern... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
Up From Slavery (1901) is an autobiography by Booker T. Washington that served as a powerful and potent voice in the battle for African-American equality and for the abolition of slavery in turn-of-the-century America. The autobiography depicts the life of the author as a slave child during the Civil War, his early struggles and education, and his... more...