Powerful Words: More Than 200 Years Of Extraordinary Writings By .... (Hardcover)

More Than 200 Years Of Extraordinary Writings By ....

By Wade Hudson, Sean Qualls (Illustrator)

Scholastic Reference, 9780439409698, 192pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2004

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Words stir and motivate, whether spoken, written, or sung. Dynamic, timely, crucial, and eloquent words from more than 30 important African-American personalities are represented here.
This is a moving collection of excerpted writings (letters, speeches, poetry, novels, songs, and more) by famous African-Americans with thoughtful commentary on the authors, as well as the impact the writings have had on society.
Benjamin Banneker. Dred Scott. Ida B. Wells Barnett. Marcus Garvey. Langston Hughes. Rosa Parks. Malcolm X. Toni Morrison. Lauryn Hill. These and many more are the people who have helped shape African-American culture throughout history.

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