They arrived in North America as slaves of the first European settlers, and their history is largely one of hardship and injustice. Here is their story, including their emancipation in the 1860s, their leadership in the civil rights movement of a century later but also their artists, intellectuals, musicians, educators, military heroes, athletes, and social leaders. There are brief, vivid sketches of important individuals, including Sojourner Truth, Ralph Ellison, Louis Armstrong, Martin Luther King, Jr., Colin Powell, and ...

The African Americans 2005, Mason Crest Publishers, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9781590841167

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African Americans 2003, Barron's Educational Series

ISBN-13: 9780764156281

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