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  • Tags: Civil rights race and gender
The motivational speaker and trainer traces his early career as an unsuccessful salesman, the principles and values that marked his life, and his impact on professional, religious, and social organizations.
Discussion of how changing ideas of racial identity will affect race relations in the twenty-first century in the context of affirmative action, globalization, immigration, and other issues.
Chronicles the experiences of ninety-nine Army and Navy nurses who were captured when the Japanese Imperial Navy attacked the American bases located in the Philippines.
In 1957 Melba Pattillo turned sixteen. That was also the year she became a warrior on the front lines of a civil rights firestorm. Following the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, Brown v. Board Education, she was one of nine teenagers chosen to…
Bioraphical work on W.E.B. Du Bois by David L. Lewis.
The civil rights leader, attorney, and former head of the National Urban League recounts his boyhood in segregated Atlanta, his career, and the social changes he helped to bring about.
Profiles the 1960s endeavors of dedicated civil rights activist Hamer. Awards: Christopher.
In the early morning of August 22, 1989, on the corner of Ninth and Center Streets in Oakland, Huey Newton faced Tyrone Robinson and two other drug dealers, asking them for crack. Robinson refused, took a 9-mm automatic from one of his companions and…
Provides identity to those who have been participants in Afro-American diaspora, and examines the issues of urban disintegration and rural poverty.
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