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  • The Civil Rights Movement for Kidsby Mary C. Turck

    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...

  • Slavery by Another Nameby Douglas A. Blackmon

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95

    In this groundbreaking historical expose, Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American history?an ?Age of Neoslavery? that thrived from the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II.Using a vast record of original documents and personal narratives, Douglas A. Blackmon unearths the lost stories... more...

  • Ukranian Americansby John Radzilowski; Robert D. Johnston

    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...

  • Vietnamese Americansby Liz Sonneborn; Robert D. Johnston

    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...

  • The End of Blacknessby Debra J. Dickerson

    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...

  • The Civil Rights Movementby Wendy Conklin

    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...

  • Martin Luther King Jr.by Wendy Conklin

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2007; US$ 8.99

    Martin Luther King Jr. grew up knowing that there needed to be a change in the way that African Americans were treated, and he held a dream from the time he was a young boy that he would help make that change happen. Unlike most of the activists in the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr. was committed to nonviolence. more...

  • When and Where I Enterby Paula J. Giddings

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • Hardnekkig wantrouwenby Chris Quispel

    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...

  • Don't Let My Mama Read Thisby Hadjii

    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...