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The author traces rap and hip-hop back to African music roots (drumming and the griot) to America and the blues, spirituals, and jazz.
Carson, director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Papers, has pieced together an incomplete study of King's life by supplementing his extant autobiographies (e.g., Stride Toward Freedom and Where Do We Go from Here) with previously unpublished and published writings, interviews and speeches.
An artistic account of the migration of African-Americans North during the civil war.
Traces the history of the blues from its African roots through the 90s, with a focus on key artists ranging from Louis Armstrong to Muddy Waters and B.B. King.
Middle School,High School,Adult
In the stories Taylor tells the stories of her African American family in the Deep South during and after the Civil War, a time of ugly, painful racism.
Late Elementary School
An African-American family moves to Kansas after the Civil War to create a new life.
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
A picture book that tells the story of Marian Anderson, including the successes and challenges she found in the United States and abroad.
Late Elementary School,Middle School,High School
This deliberate and detail-oriented book focuses on the tremendous efforts made by the civil rights workers to end segregation in Birmingham, AL, and the impact of their actions on American views of race relations.