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The Black Americans : a history in their own words, 1619-1983

Author: Milton Meltzer
Publisher: New York : T.Y. Crowell, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of Black people in the United States, as told through letters, speeches, articles, eyewitness accounts, and other documents.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Black Americans.
New York : T.Y. Crowell, ©1984
(OCoLC)681302585
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Meltzer
ISBN: 0690044194 9780690044195 0690044186 9780690044188
OCLC Number: 10998389
Description: x, 306 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: I saw a slave slip --
Freedom's journal --
Walker's appeal --
Nat Turner's revolt --
Picking cotton --
Slavery days --
The ABC's --
Why am I a slave? --
A kidnapping --
A slave sale --
Christmas on the plantation --
On the underground railroad --
A refusal to pay taxes --
Let him come and take me --
What is your fourth of July to me? --
Is money the answer? --
Could I die in a more noble cause? --
Men of color, to arms! --
It was a glorious day! --
A letter from the front --
To my old master --
When freedom come --
From Memphis to New Orleans --
I shall not beg for my rights --
His crime was his color --
KKK --
We did not discriminate --
I had reached the promised land --
Justice demands it --
You all must live agreeable --
Exodus --
Cast down your bucket where you are --
I want equality--
nothing less! --
A happy set of people --
No cowards or trucklers --
Mob law in Lincoln's state --
My soul is full of color --
I want to get out --
My first lesson --
The one-room kitchenette --
We return--
fighting! --
Black men, you shall be great again --
The right to a home --
Free within ourselves --
This is me! I'm somebody! --
Just hanging on --
No rent money --
Ain't make nothing, don't speck nothing --
We gonna make this a union town yet! --
March on Washington --
Bus boycott --
Oh brothers, if you only knew --
Tell about Mississippi --
Ain't gonna let nobody turn me 'round --
Don't nobody tell me to keep quiet --
That is all there is, it's the work! --
Troubled on every side.
Responsibility: edited by Milton Meltzer.

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A history of Black people in the United States, as told through letters, speeches, articles, eyewitness accounts, and other documents.

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