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by Gretchen Sullivan Sorin
With the invention of the automobile, Black drivers needed to know more than just the rules of the road to keep themselves safe.
by Frederick Douglass Opie
These stories and recipes prove that you can’t start a Revolution on an empty stomach.
by Daina Ramey Berry
Learn about our country’s history through the stories of Black women.
by Thomas Sowell, Read by James Bundy
Thomas Sowell takes a tough, factual look at whether the Civil Rights movement has lived up to its hopes or its rhetoric.
by Various Authors
Personal recollections and historical accounts paint vivid pictures of individuals and events that transformed a nation.
by Deborah Riley Draper
In 1936, 18 African American athletes participated in the Berlin Olympic Games, defying Nazi Aryan Supremacy and Jim Crow Racism.
by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
This collection of sermons by the American civil rights leader explains his convictions about the conditions and problems of contemporary society.
by Mick Caouette
Civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall's triumph in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision to desegregate America's public schools completed the final leg of a heroic journey to end legal segregation.
by Dawn Porter-Director
An intimate account of legendary U.S. Representative John Lewis' life, legacy and more than 60 years of extraordinary activism
by Martin Luther King Jr
Dr. King’s best-selling account of the civil rights movement in Birmingham during the spring and summer of 1963.