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Unequal : a story of America  Cover Image Book Book

Unequal : a story of America

Summary

Summary: "Interconnected stories present a picture of racial inequality in America, showing systemic discrimination in all areas of society and showing the unbroken line of Black resistance to this inequality"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 0759557012
  • ISBN: 9780759557017
  • Physical Description: xiii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2022.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Mary Church Terrell fights back against segregation -- Ida B. Wells exposes America's lynching epidemic -- Buck Franklin bears witness to the destruction of Black Wall Street -- Ned Cobb confronts racial inequality on the job -- Ossian Sweet breaks through the color line to find a home in Detroit -- Pauli Murray discovers the key to ending segregation in schools -- Daisy Myers integrates the white suburbs -- Malcolm X launches a struggle against police brutality -- Fannie Lou Hamer takes back the right to vote -- James Meredith integrates the University of Mississippi -- Martin Luther King Jr. and Memphis's sanitation workers protest for equal pay -- John Carlos and Tommie Smith raise a fist for Black pride -- Ruth Batson uncovers segregation in Boston -- Michelle Alexander confronts the New Jim Crow -- Barack Obama, Catherine Flowers, and Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha expose America's crisis of environmental racism -- Yusuf Salaam battles racial profiling -- Stacey Abrams leads the fight against voter suppression -- Dr. Susan Moore calls out America's unequal health care -- The Black Lives Matter Movement opens the final battle for racial equality -- Nikole Hannah-Jones taps into the power of history.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12 & up Little, Brown and Company
Subject: African Americans Civil rights Juvenile literature
Civil rights workers United States Biography Juvenile literature
United States Race relations Juvenile literature
Civil rights movements United States History 20th century Juvenile literature
African Americans Civil rights
Civil rights workers
United States Race relations
Civil rights movements United States History 20th century

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