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Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Freedom Movement - Lillie Patterson; John A. Scott (Editor); Victor Mays (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0816016054
Publication Date: 1989-05-01

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Toni Morrison - Missy Dehn Kubitschek
ISBN: 0313302650
Publication Date: 1998-09-30

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Maya Angelou - Mary Jane Lupton
ISBN: 0313303258
Publication Date: 1998-11-30

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Frederick Douglass - Milton Meltzer; Stephen Alcorn (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0152294929
Publication Date: 1995-01-31


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Web Resources

  • - Black History
    • Discover a wealth of information about African-Americans and their contributions to the world at this award-winning web site. Visit the interactive timeline and celebrate the historical icons of America's black community. Each event is documented with a photograph, a list of Fast Facts, and a short quiz. There are links to the biographies of 200 notable African-Americans from all walks of life. A comprehensive section about Martin Luther King, Jr. is also featured, along with complete video footage of Dr. King's I Have a Dream speech.
  • Enchanted Learning - Bios of African Americans
  • Enchanted Learning provides several biographies of famous African Americans.
  • Encyclopedia of Prominent African Americans
    • Use this encyclopedia to read and learn about the contributions of African-Americans throughout history. Make sure to check out the "Related Resources" section at the bottom of each article.
  • InfoPlease - African American Biographies
    • This is a great website with an ABC listing of numerous famous African Americans
  • Find the Face (PBS Game)
    • Many African American people are well known for their contributions to our country. PBS has a game for you that will test what you know about these important people. You will need Flash on your computer to play the game and it also can be printed. Choose a level from one to four and then begin. You will see images of African American heroes. Match their images to the image of what they are known for. When you are correct, you will get a little biography about the person.
  • African American History Month (website)
    • Library of Congress website honoring African American History Month
  • African American Mosaic.
    • This exhibit marks the publication of The African-American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. A noteworthy and singular publication, the Mosaic is the first Library-wide resource guide to the institution's African- American collections.
  • African-American Odyssey.
    • This Special Presentation of the Library of Congress exhibition, The African-American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship, showcases the Library's incomparable African-American collections. The presentation is a highlight of what is on view in this major black history exhibition and a glimpse into the Library's vast African-American collections.
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Books @ CCS


Books @ CCS

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Through My Eyes - Ruby Bridges
ISBN: 0590189239
Publication Date: 1999-09-01

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I Never Had It Made - Jackie Robinson; Alfred Duckett (As told to)
ISBN: 0880015446
Publication Date: 2003-05-01

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The Voice That Challenged a Nation - Russell Freedman
ISBN: 0618159762
Publication Date: 2004-05-25

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The Voice That Challenged a Nation - Russell Freedman
ISBN: 0618159762
Publication Date: 2004-05-25


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