Before the Mayflower; a history of black America

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Johnson Pub. Co., 1969 - History - 461 pages
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An excellent one volume source of the history of Black people in America Read full review

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I was shocked by the depth of this book. Very well rounded for such a short book in being able to cover a broad timeline of events. Read full review


the african past
before the mayflower
the negro in the american revolution

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About the author (1969)

Lerone Bennett Jr. is the author of 10 books, including "Forced Into Glory," winner of the 2002 American Book Award, "Great Moments in Black History," "Pioneers in Protest," "The Shaping of Black America," and "What Manner of Man?" He is the executive editor emeritus of "Ebony" magazine. He lives in Chicago.

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