African American Almanac

African American Almanac

400 Years of Triumph, Courage and Excellence

Book - 2012
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"The most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America. A legacy of pride, struggle, and triumph spanning more than 400 years is presented through a fascinating mix of biographies-including 500 influential figures-little-known or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, and 150 rare photographs and illustrations. Covering events surrounding the civil rights movement; African American literature, art, and music; religion within the black community; and advances in science and medicine, this reference connects history to the issues currently facing the African American community and provides a range of information on society and culture"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, c2012
ISBN: 9781578593231
1578593239
Branch Call Number: 973.0496 BRACKS
Characteristics: xiii, 543 p. : ill ; 24 cm

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