Lucent Library of Black History (Spring 2020)
Black history is an essential part of American history,
and the stories of groundbreaking African American men and women deserve their
time in the spotlight. As readers explore the detailed descriptions of the
athletes, soldiers, artists, and activists who broke new ground for African
Americans, they also see how these stories are more relevant than ever.
Meticulously researched text is supplemented with detailed sidebars, helpful
timelines, and historical and contemporary images that include primary sources.
This essential learning experience expands on social studies curriculum topics
to create a vivid picture of the fight for equality in the United States.
Annotated quotes from famous figures, historians, and historical documents add a
unique perspective and encourage additional research into each topic
Parallels are drawn between historical events and current social and political
issues to show how the past influences the present
• Multiple viewpoints are
presented on each topic to encourage critical thinking