The African American Experience: From Slavery to the Presidency Series


African American history has come a long way, from centuries of slavery and segregation to the civil rights movement and beyond. This collection encapsulates the sometimes devastating and sometimes triumphant history of African Americans in each era by illustrating what their lives were like at the time. Each title explores political and economic history as well as other significant cultural, artistic, and scientific contributions made by African Americans. Recent accomplishments along with lingering prejudice and discrimination are discussed: Traces the evolution of the African American experience over four centuries. Emphasizes the impact of African Americans on American society and vice versa. Highlights key historical events and figures

Number of Titles: 6

Interest Level: Grades 7-12

Guided Reading Level: Z

Lexile Level: 1140-1260

ISBN: 9781625134011 (E-book)

Copyright: ©2016

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