Now Is your Time!

Now Is your Time!

The African-American Struggle for Freedom

Paperback - 1991
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History has made me an African American. It is an Africa that I have come from, and an America that I have helped to create.

Since they were first brought as captives to Virginia, the people who would become African Americans have struggled for freedom. Thousands fought for the rights of all Americans during the Revolutionary War, and for their own rights during the Civil War. On the battlefield, through education, and through their creative genius, they have worked toward one goal: that the rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness be denied no one.

Fired by the legacy of men and women like Abd al Rahman Ibrahima, Ida B. Wells, and George Latimer, the struggle continues today. Here is African-American history, told through the stories of the people whose experiences have shaped and continue to shape the America in which we live.

Publisher: New York : HarperTrophy, 1991.
Edition: 1st Harper Trophy ed.
ISBN: 9780064461207
0064461203
Branch Call Number: 973.0496073
973.0496073 M94n
E185 .M96 1991b
Characteristics: xi, 292 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.

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