African American Quotations

African American Quotations

Book - 1998
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This extensive collection of African American quotations is the first of its kind to be organized by subject area for ease of reference. More than 2,500 quotations from over 500 individuals are included, taken from points in history ranging from early American settlement to the present. The sources for these expressions of freedom, hope, survival, and strength include such notable figures as George Washington Carver, Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey, Jesse Jackson, Mary McLeod Bethune, James Baldwin, Oprah Winfrey, and Alice Walker.

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Newman (African-American studies, Harvard U.) has assembled over 2,500 quotations from throughout American history, most a single sentence but some a paragraph long. They are arranged by subject areas, such as age, conservatives, hair, jazz, punishment, slavery, travel, and women. Within the sections, the entries are alphabetical by name, and provide vital dates and occupation. Names, subjects, and occupations are indexed. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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A collection of over 2500 quotations by 500 individuals from the eighteenth century to the present covers such topics as adolescence, Black pride, education, values, and women

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ : Oryx Press, c1998
ISBN: 9781573561181
Branch Call Number: 808.88 AFR
Characteristics: xvi, 504 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Newman, Richard 1930-


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