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St. Louis : Missouri History Museum Press, Distributed by University of Chicago Press, [2017]
©2017
Copyright:
©2017
Description:
76 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
By combining accessible language with photographs and color illustrations, this book for upper elementary school readers shows how black St. Louisans pushed back against challenges to their civil rights, from the 1800s to today. Activist profiles, snippets from contemporary media coverage, personal accounts, and reflection questions add to the narrative.
Audience Note:
Grades 4-6.
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Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (page 74) and index.
Contents:
Slavery and "freedom" in the 1800s -- Missouri's battle for statehood-and slavery -- Suing for freedom -- Missouri in the Civil War -- Life after the Civil War -- Moving through and to St. Louis -- Fighting for equal schools -- Fighting for equal housing -- Fighting for equal work -- Fighting for equal entertainment -- What's next? -- What can you do?.
  
LCCN:
2017028679
ISBN:
9781883982911 (pbk. : alk. paper)
188398291X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Other Number:
979567909
Control Number:
3564974
  
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