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Schomburg : the man who built a library —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2017
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Traces legal clerk Arturo Schomburg's efforts to curate a collection of African books, letters, music, and art.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T : Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2020
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"Aretha Franklin was born to sing. The daughter of a pastor and a gospel singer, her musical talent was clear from her earliest days in her father's Detroit church. Aretha sang with a soaring voice that spanned more than...

Be a king : Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2018
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"You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall. You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience. Featuring a dual narrative of the key moments of Dr. King's life alongsi...

Dorothea Lange : the photographer who found the faces of the Depression —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2017
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"Before she raised her lens to take her most iconic photo, Dorothea Lange took photos of the downtrodden from bankers in once-fine suits waiting in breadlines, to former slaves, to the homeless sleeping on sidewalks. A c...

Freedom in Congo Square —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2016
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A poetic tribute to a lesser-known part of African-American history describes how after working relentlessly for more than six days, slaves in nineteenth-century New Orleans were permitted to congregate in Congo Square

The legendary Miss Lena Horne —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2017
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Surveys the life of the actress and civil rights activist, describing her childhood, early years in vaudeville, and achievements as the first African American actress to be offered a studio contract.

Unspeakable : the Tulsa Race Massacre —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2021
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"Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history"-- Provided by publ...

Leontyne Price : voice of a century —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2014
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An introduction to the life and career of the African American opera singer.

Schomburg the man who built a library
DVD
2017
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Arturo Schomburg's passion for collecting books, music, and art led to the creation of the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Oprah : the little speaker —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2010
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An illustrated biography that depicts television host Oprah Winfrey's childhood, covering her desire from a young age to talk for a living and other details of her upbringing.

In your hands —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2017
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"A prayer from mother to son that he will always in safe hands"-- Provided by publisher.

Gordon Parks how the photographer captured black and white America —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
EBook
2015

Gordon Parks is most famous for being the first black director in Hollywood. But before he made movies and wrote books, he was a poor African American looking for work. When he bought a camera, his life changed forever. ...

Voice of freedom Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement
DVD
2016
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Despite fierce prejudice and abuse, even being beaten within an inch of her life, Fannie Lou Hamer was a champion of civil rights from the 1950s until her death in 1977. Integral to the Freedom Summer of 1964, Ms. Hamer ...

Dreams for a daughter —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2021
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A black mother describes her dreams for her newborn daughter, and her hopes for a future in which her little one will grow to cross borders and bridge boundaries, be her best self, and find love.

Schomburg : el hombre que creó una biblioteca —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2019
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Where is our historian to give us our side? Arturo asked. Amid the scholars, poets, authors, and artists of the Harlem Renaissance stood an Afro-Puerto Rican named Arturo Schomburg. This law clerk's life's passion was to...

Freedom in Congo Square
DVD
2017
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As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when, at least for half a day, they were briefly able to congregate in Congo Square in New Orleans...

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