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Discovering Black America offers readers an unprecedented account of more than 400 years of African American history set against a background of American and global events. The book begins with a black sailor aboard theNiña with Christopher Columbus and continues through the colonial period, slavery, the Civil War, Jim Crow, and civil rights to our current president in the White House. Including first-person narratives from diaries and journals, interviews, and archival images, Discovering Black America will give readers an intimate understanding of this extensive history. The book includes an index and bibliography.
Discovering Black America: From the Age of Exploration to the Twenty-First Century
By Linda Tarrant-Reid
Harcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams; 1 edition (September 1, 2012)
Age Range: 10 and up
Grade Level: 5 and up
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