Social Justice

Read these nonfiction books on Civil Rights and accomplishments of black Americans.

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A Child's Introduction to African American History

Jabari Asim

J973.049 ASIM

This illustrated introduction to African American history goes beyond what's taught in the classroom giving young readers a more comprehensive look at this timely and important topic. Author Jabari Asim chronicles the story of African Americansfrom the slave trader through the American Revolution and the Civil War to the Tuskegee experiments, the Civil Rights movement, the election of Barack Obama.