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ellington was not a street

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In a reflective tribute to the African-American community of old, noted poet Ntozake Shange recalls her childhood home and the close-knit group of innovators that often gathered there. These men of vision, brought to life in the majestic paintings of artist Kadir Nelson, lived at a time when the color of their skin dictated where they could live, what schools they could attend, and even where they could sit on a bus or in a movie theater.Yet in the face of this tremendous adversity, these dedicated souls and others like them not only demonstrated the importance of Black culture in America, but also helped issue in a movement that "changed the world." Their lives and their works inspire us to this day, and serve as a guide to how we approach the challenges of tomorrow.

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Author(s):
Ntozake Shange
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
310x236x10
EAN-13:
9780689828843
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780689828843
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
40
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

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In a reflective tribute to the African-American community of old, noted poet Ntozake Shange recalls her childhood home and the close-knit group of innovators that often gathered there. These men of vision, brought to life in the majestic paintings of artist Kadir Nelson, lived at a time when the color of their skin dictated where they could live, what schools they could attend, and even where they could sit on a bus or in a movie theater.Yet in the face of this tremendous adversity, these dedicated souls and others like them not only demonstrated the importance of Black culture in America, but also helped issue in a movement that "changed the world." Their lives and their works inspire us to this day, and serve as a guide to how we approach the challenges of tomorrow.

Author(s):
Ntozake Shange
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
310x236x10
EAN-13:
9780689828843
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780689828843
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
40
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

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