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The extraordinary true story of Ruby Bridges, the first African American child to integrate a New Orleans school—now with simple text for young readers. A rousing read-aloud about the indefatigable abolitionist who demanded equal rights for black people and for women. This book describes the early lives and notable achievements of five black scientists.
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The Black Book
Celebrate Black History with kids of all ages by reading these stories of African-Americans overcoming adversity and making their multicultural mark on the world. With books about everything from jazz and Jackie Robinson to slavery and segregation, there are many rich biographies and themes to explore with children during Black History Month February or any time of year. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items featured in this post, we may receive a small commission for it. This Jazz Man. Whoever You Are. Follow the Drinking Gourd.
African American History
Access options available:. Cosby recorded five radio commercials: press kits containing the book, the Cosby tapes and scripts, and quotes from an array of black artists and celebrities including Muhammad Ali, B. Morrison made numerous media appearances to promote the book. The Black Book went through twelve printings, and a 35th anniversary edition was issued in The past unwinds in what historian Elsa Barkley Brown might describe as a polyrhythmic record that shifts abruptly from triumph to tragedy, degradation to betrayal, from the trivial to the profound.
Look Inside. A new edition of the classic New York Times bestseller edited by Toni Morrison, offering an encyclopedic look at the black experience in America from through the s with the original cover restored. I still think there is no other work that tells and visualizes a story of such misery with seriousness, humor, grace and triumph. Nineteenth-century slave auction notices. Twentieth-century sheet music for work songs and freedom chants.
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African American Books for Kids of All Ages
Black History Month gives us 29 days to honor African Americans and the ever-expanding contributions they make to culture. Literature in particular has been a space for black authors to tell their stories authentically, and bookworms seeking good reads can choose from an array of fiction, poetry, historical texts, essays, and memoirs. From literary icons to fresh, buzzworthy talent, we're highlighting 25 books by African-American authors you should add to your reading list today.
Covering a story? Visit our page for journalists or call Get more with UChicago News delivered to your inbox. The University of Chicago Press has identified 11 books that it has published that provide a primer on police violence, educational inequity, and other forms of institutional racism.