African Americans and Civil Rights: From 1619 to the Present
This well-written narrative, concise but packed with history, chronicles the struggle for African American civil rights. Beginning in 1619 when the first ship carrying Africans arrived in North America and continuing to the present, historian Michael L. Levine gives readers a balanced overview of how U.S. laws have prevented blacks from having the same civil rights as others. The text is accompanied by 65 detailed biographical sketches that describe the roles played by key individuals who worked to advance--or block--the civil rights of African Americans.
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Moving in ten chapters from West Africa and the slave trade to progress and setbacks since 1969, Levine surveys the special and inferior status allotted people of full or partial African descent in ... Read full review
West Africa the Atlantic Slave Trade and the Americas
Along the Color Line
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