50 Events That Shaped African American History: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic [2 volumes]

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Jamie J. Wilsoneditor

Jamie J. Wilson is associate professor of modern United States and African American history at Salem State University, Salem, MA.

50 Events That Shaped African American History: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic [2 volumes]

20190930

Greenwood

Pages 904
Topics Black Power Movement;Civil Rights Act;Election of Barack Obama;Establishment of the Black Codes;Ferguson Protests;Founding of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters;Freedom Summer 1964;Integration of the U.S. Armed Forces;Launch of the Oprah Winfrey Show;Nat Turner's Revolt

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50 Events That Shaped African American History: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic [2 volumes]

Author(s): Jamie J. Wilson, Editor
Contributors: Wilson, Jamie;
Abstract:

This two-volume work celebrates 50 notable achievements of African Americans, highlighting black contributions to U.S. history and examining the ways black accomplishments shaped American culture.


• Chronicles almost 400 years of African American history beginning with the arrival of 20 Africans into Jamestown, VA, and ending with the 2014 Ferguson Protests

• Provides readers with an understanding of key events that represent the African American experience

• Brings the featured events to life using first-person accounts, essays, primary sources, photographs, and timelines

• Demonstrates the broad influence and impact of African Americans on history, the arts, laws, sports, literature, film, television, and social movements

Editor(s): Wilson, Jamie;
SortTitle: 50 events that shaped african american history: an encyclopedia of the american mosaic [2 volumes]
Keyword(s): Black Power Movement; Civil Rights Act; Election of Barack Obama; Establishment of the Black Codes; Ferguson Protests; Founding of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; Freedom Summer 1964; Integration of the U.S. Armed Forces; Launch of the Oprah Winfrey Show; Nat Turner's Revolt
Author Info:
Jamie J. Wilsoneditor

Jamie J. Wilson is associate professor of modern United States and African American history at Salem State University, Salem, MA.

eISBN-13: 9781440837876
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440837869
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 904
Publication Date: 20190930