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Results for Civil rights movements United States History 20th century.
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YA FIC FAR
Descript.
259 pages ; 22 cm
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"Philly native Roberta Forest is a precocious rebel with the soul of a poet. The thirteen-year-old is young, gifted, black, and Catholic--although she's uncertain about the Catholic part after she calls Thomas Jefferson a hypocrite for enslaving people and her nun responds with a racist insult. Their ensuing fight makes Roberta question God and the important adults in her life, all of whom seem to see truth as gray when Roberta believes it's black or white. An upcoming essay contest, writing poetry, and reading The Autobiography of Malcolm X all help Roberta cope with the various difficulties she's experiencing in her life, including her parent's troubled marriage. But when she's told she's ineligible to compete in the school's essay contest, her explosive reaction to the news leads to a confrontation with her mother, who shares some family truths Roberta isn't ready for. Set against the backdrop of Watergate and the post-civil rights movement era, Malcolm and Me is a gritty yet graceful examination of the anguish teens experience when their growing awareness of themselves and the world around them unravels their sense of security--a coming-of-age tale of truth-telling, faith, family, forgiveness, and social activism."--Amazon.
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ISBN/ISSN
9781684630837 (pbk.)
1684630835
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B ODETTA
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xi, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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"The untold story of the woman whose music and afro inspired a generation, whose voice provided a soundtrack for the unfolding civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-257) and index.
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Genre
ISBN/ISSN
9780807035320 (hardcover)
Call #
CD 973.0496 B
Edition
Unabridged.
Descript.
36 audio discs (45 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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450000
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Repackaged by Midwest Tape.
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Performer
Read by Janina Edwards & Prentice Onayemi.
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Compact discs.
Summary
Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement. Moving from the fiery political baptism of Martin Luther King, Jr., to the corridors of Camelot where the Kennedy brothers weighed demands for justice against the deceptions of J. Edgar Hoover, here is a vivid tapestry of America, torn and finally transformed by a revolutionary struggle unequaled since the Civil War.
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Edwards, Janina, narrator.
Onayemi, Prentice, narrator.
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America in the king years.
ISBN/ISSN
9781508286479
09781508286479
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