The Middle Passage

White Ships/Black Cargo

By Tom Feelings; Tom Feelings (Illustrator); John Henrik Clarke (Adapted by)
Dial Books, Hardcover, 9780803718043, 80pp.

Publication Date: November 1995

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Description
Alex Haley's Roots awakened many Americans to the cruelty of slavery. The Middle Passage focuses attention on the torturous journey which brought slaves from Africa to the Americas, allowing readers to bear witness to the sufferings of an entire people.



About the Author
Feelings focused on the Black American experience and African culture throughout his long and distinguished career as a fine artist and illustrator. He was the first African American artist to win a Caldecott Honor.Feelings focused on the Black American experience and African culture throughout his long and distinguished career as a fine artist and illustrator. He was the first African American artist to win a Caldecott Honor.John Henrik Clarke was born in 1915 in Union Springs, Alabama, and was brought up in Columbus, Georgia. Editor, lecturer, writer, and teacher, Dr. Clarke lived in New York City from 1933 until his death in 1998.
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