This title in the Lucent Library of Black History series describes physical landmarks in African American history and discusses the history associated with those places. The book is organized around thematic chapters that take readers on a virtual tour of landmarks associated with the theme, in the process describing the people and events that inspired the landmarks. Thematic chapters include: The Slavery Era, African Americans Resist Slavery, The Civil War, Education for Blacks, The Civil Rights Movement, and African American Achievers.
Features & Benefits
- Each chapter contains sidebars that highlight relevant personalities and events.
- Numerous photos and illustrations help illuminate and support the text.
- Complete documentation of all quotes and annotated bibliographies enhance the value of these books as a research tool for students.