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Teach Peace Now Recommended Books for African American History Month

Oh, Freedom  by Casey King and Linda Barrett Osborne with a forward by Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks says, “To live is to have stories.”

This is a book of stories about real people who participated in the Civil Rights Movement. 224 more words


Black History Celebration: A work in progress

Black History Collecting

       Collecting is available to anyone in every city and state. You can start with a book, a post card, or a record album.   118 more words



by Nona Blyth Cloud

Rita Dove, United States Library of Congress Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, served two terms: 1993-94 and 1994-95. She has the distinction of being the first African-American, AND at age 40, the youngest poet to be appointed Poet Laureate by the Librarian of Congress.** 1,603 more words

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A Day in History| Rosa Parks

Rosa Louise McCauley was born in Tuskegee, Alabama, on February 4, 1913. She moved with her parents, James and Leona McCauley, to Pine Level, Alabama, at age 2 to reside with Leona’s parents. 288 more words