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She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world —Clinton, Chelsea, author.
Book
2017
17 available of 23 items

Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

This is your time —Bridges, Ruby, author.
Book
2020
5 available of 8 items

Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges--who, at the age of six, was the first African American to integrate an all-white elementary school in New Orleans--shares her story through text and historical photographs, offering a ...

Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? —Bader, Bonnie, 1961-
Book
2008
1 available of 9 items

An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civ...

Rosa Parks : meet a civil rights hero —Fine, Edith Hope.
Book
2004
1 available of 2 items

A biography of a woman whose actions led to the desegregation of buses in Montgomery, Alabama, in the 1960s and who was an important figure in the early days of the civil rights movement.

Who Was Coretta Scott King? —Herman, Gail, 1959- author.
Book
2017
8 available of 10 items

Presents the life and achievements of Coretta Scott King, discussing her vital role in the Civil Rights Movement, her awareness campaigns, and her efforts to continue the work of her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Through my eyes —Bridges, Ruby.
Book
1999
0 available of 3 items

Ruby Bridges recounts the story of her involvement, as a six-year-old, in the integration of her school in New Orleans in 1960.

Follow your dreams, little one —Harrison, Vashti.
Book
2020
2 available of 4 items

From Frederick Douglass and Thurgood Marshall to James Baldwin and Arther Ashe, with these legendary role models, your little one will be inspired to reach high and do good.

Brave, black, first : 50+ African American women who changed the world —Hudson, Cheryl Willis, author.
Book
2020
6 available of 8 items

An illustrated biographical compilation of over fifty African American women from the 1700s through to the present day.

Be a king : Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2018
2 available of 3 items

"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...

Little heroes of color : 50 who made a big difference —Heredia, David, (Animator), author.
Book
2020
2 available of 2 items

"This book introduces preschoolers to 50 men and women of color who have changed the world." -- Provided by publisher.

The United States v. Jackie Robinson —Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta, author.
Book
2018
1 available of 1 items

Tells the true story of Jackie Robinson's battle against prejudice while serving in the military during World War II, covering his court-martial for refusing to move to the back of an integrated bus.

Ella Fitzgerald —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2018
0 available of 2 items

Presents information about Ella Fitzgerald, from her youth mired in tragedy to her rise to stardom as one of the top jazz singers of all time.

Sojourner Truth : path to glory —Merchant, Peter.
Book
2007
5 available of 5 items

Introduction to the life of the slave woman who became a crusader for freedom and for women's rights.

I have a dream : the life and words of Martin Luther King, Jr. —Haskins, James, 1941-
Book
1992
0 available of 1 items

Presents the life, words, and principles of the noted civil rights worker through extensive quotations from his speeches and writings.

The book of awesome Black Americans : scientific pioneers, trailblazing entrepreneurs, barrier-breaking activists and Afro-futurists —Jones, Monique L., author.
Book
2020
1 available of 1 items

"Black Americans who have shaped their country and beyond: We are familiar with a handful of African Americans who are mentioned in American history books, but there are also countless others who do not get recognized in...

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