Climbing Lincoln's Steps: The African American Journey (Hardcover)

The African American Journey

By Suzanne Slade, Colin Bootman (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807512043, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2010

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Description

Change. It happens slowly.
One
small
step
at a
time.


Important moments in African American history have occurred at the Lincoln Memorial: Marian Anderson's concert in 1939; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous speech in 1963; and a visit in 2009 from the first black president and his family. This book interweaves these key events with the story of black Americans' struggle for equality.

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