Discovering Black America offers readers an unprecedented account of more than 400 years of African American history set against a background of American and global events. The book begins with a black sailor aboard the Nina with Christopher Columbus and continues through the colonial period, slavery, the Civil War, Jim Crow, and civil rights up to President Barack Obama.
Including first-person narratives from diaries and journals, interviews, and archival images, Discovering Black America will give readers an intimate understanding of this extensive history. The book includes an index and bibliography.
Target Age Group: 08 to 12
1.21" H x 10.24" L x 8.95" W (2.67 lbs) 244 pages