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Title Dream a world anew : the African American experience and the shaping of America / introduction by Lonnie G. Bunch III ; edited by Kinshasha Holman Conwill.
Imprint Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, [2016]

Subject African Americans -- History.
African Americans -- Poetry.
United States -- Civilization -- African American influences.
Alt Name Conwill, Kinshasha,
Bunch, Lonnie G.,
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)
Description 287 pages : color illustrations, color map, portraits, facsimiles ; 29 cm
Note "In association with the National Museum of African American History and Culture."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Slavery & freedom / David Blight -- Double victory: the history of African Americans in the military, from the American revolution to the war on terror / Krewasky Salter -- The struggle for freedom / Spencer Crew, Peniel Joseph -- A sense of place: centuries of restriction have shaped the African American relationship with places / Farah Jasmine Griffin -- Making a way out of no way / Alfred Moss -- Sporting heroes: how African American athletes beat bigotry and discrimination to win justice and freedon / William C. Rhoden -- The African American influence on American culture / Mel Watkins -- A change is going to come: African American music inspires the world, from gospel and the blues to jazz, soul, and rap / Portia K. Maultsby.
Summary Discover the sweeping history of black America: the path from slavery to freedom; the on-going struggle to define and realize freedom; and the major social, political and economic changes since 1968. You'll learn how the African American story transcends a single community, and shapes all those who call themselves Americans.
ISBN 9781588345684
OCLC # 933420455

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