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Now is your time! : the African-American struggle for freedom

Author: Walter Dean Myers
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A history of the African-American struggle for freedom and equality, beginning with the capture of Africans in 1619, continuing through the American Revolution, the Civil War, and into contemporary times.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
Now is your time!
New York : HarperCollins, c1991
(OCoLC)756455591
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Dean Myers
ISBN: 0060243708 9780060243708 0060243716 9780060243715
OCLC Number: 23143863
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, author, 1992.
Description: xi, 292 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Land --
Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima --
The Plantation Society --
To Make a Slave --
The United States of America! --
James Forten --
We the People ... --
To Be a Slave --
Fighting Back --
George Latimer --
The Dred Scott Case --
John Brown --
Secession --
The Bower --
We Look Like Men of War --
Fort Wagner --
The First Taste of Freedom --
Ida B. Wells --
Lewis Howard Latimer --
The Battle in the Courts --
Meta Vaux Warrick --
Brown vs. Board of Education --
Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Modern Civil Rights Movement.
Responsibility: Walter Dean Myers.

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A history of the African-American struggle for freedom and equality, beginning with the capture of Africans in 1619, continuing through the American Revolution, the Civil War, and into contemporary times.

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