African-Americans

A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. dreamed of a world free of hate, prejudice, and violence. "I have a dream," he said in one of his speeches. "I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they won't be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."

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680L
A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Souls of Black Folk

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HTML version of the book released by Project Gutenberg to be read online.

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Unabridged)

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Why is the land so important to Cassie's family? It takes the events of one turbulent year, the year of the night riders and the burnings, the year a white girl humiliates Cassie in public simply because she is black, to show Cassie that having a place of their own is the Logan family's lifeblood.

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920L
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07:26
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Unabridged)

Egalitarian America (2008)

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From the 1940s to the 1970s, the African American civil rights movement galvanized other communities of color to end discrimination.

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High
Professional
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00:28
Egalitarian America

Ellington was not a Street

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In this reflective poetic tribute, the author remembers growing up when many of the great figures in African-American history gathered in her family home to talk and share ideas and even sing.

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Elementary
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0:12
Ellington was not a Street