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Now Is Your Time! : The African-American Struggle for Freedom
by Walter Dean Myers


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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.  Read more...


 
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Overview

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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780064461207
  • ISBN-10: 0064461203
  • Publisher: HarperTrophy
  • Publish Date: November 1991
  • Page Count: 292
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12


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