African American Almanac
400 Years of Triumph, Courage and ExcellenceBook - 2012
"The most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America. A legacy of pride, struggle, and triumph spanning more than 400 years is presented through a fascinating mix of biographies-including 500 influential figures-little-known or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, and 150 rare photographs and illustrations. Covering events surrounding the civil rights movement; African American literature, art, and music; religion within the black community; and advances in science and medicine, this reference connects history to the issues currently facing the African American community and provides a range of information on society and culture"--
Publisher: Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, c2012.
Branch Call Number: 973.0496 Bracks 02/2012
Characteristics: xiii, 543 p. :,ill ;,24 cm.