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Biography in Context
Try searching for various important figures in the history of Black liberation. Some recommendations are:
- Sojourner Truth
- Fredrick Douglass
- Malcolm X
- Martin Luther King Jr.
- Angela Davis
- Audre Lorde
- Assata Shakur
- Fred Hampton
Issues and Controversies in American History
Check out the American History eras on the right-hand side of the database.
-1607–1760: Colonization and Settlement
- 1856–1869: Civil War and Reconstruction
- 1946–1971: Postwar and Civil Rights Era
Black Freedom Struggle in the US
This resource supports a wide range of students, from middle and high school to college, as well independent researchers and anyone interested in learning more about the ongoing Black Freedom Struggle. These reliable, easily discoverable materials may be used for homework assignments, personal inquiry, research papers and National History Day type-projects focused on African American history in the U.S.
Other Libraries' Resources
Town of North Andover
- North Andover's Race Amity Day - "Race relations in America will not substantially improve unless the public discourse on race moves beyond the blame-grievance-rejection framework to one that recognizes and celebrates our ability to overcome racial prejudice through association, amity, and collaboration. "