Freedom on My Mind is Bedford/St. Martin's African American history survey textbook that follows the tradition of Calloway's First Peoples and DuBois and Dumenil's Through Women's Eyes in combining historical narrative and primary sources in one book. Each chapter includes a document project based on a theme or event that challenges students to analyze the sources and consider them within the context of the history they just read. Authored by a team of respected historians and teachers, Freedom on My Mind presents African American history from the early slave trade in Africa through the present day and tells the African American story within the larger context of United States history.
Genre: History, Editor: Bedford/St. Martin's, Pages: 400 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1319060528



Genre: , Editor: , Pages: 800 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1319210155


Award-winning scholars and veteran teachers Deborah Gray White, Mia Bay, and Waldo E. Martin Jr. have collaborated to create a fresh, innovative new African American history textbook that weaves together narrative and a wealth of carefully selected primary sources. The narrative focuses on the diversity of black experience, on culture, and on the impact of African Americans on the nation as a whole. Every chapter contains two themed sets of written documents and a visual source essay, guiding students through the process of analyzing sources and offering the convenience and value of a "two-in-one" textbook and reader. Bedford Digital Collections for African American History To give you more options for sources, we are offering four projects from the Bedford Digital Collections, bundled free with the purchase of a new text. This online repository of discovery-oriented projects offers both fresh and canonical sources ready to assign. Each curated project poses a historical question and guides students step by step through analysis of primary sources. Featuring: Convict Labor and the Building of Modern America Talitha L. LeFlouria, Florida Atlantic University War Stories: African American Soldiers and the Long Civil Rights Movement Maggi M. Morehouse, Coastal Carolina University Organization and Protest in the Civil Rights-Era South: The Montgomery Bus Boycott Paul Harvey, University of Colorado The Challenge of Liberal Reform: School Desegregation, North and South Joseph Crespino, Emory University
Genre: History, Editor: Bedford/St. Martin's, Pages: 1024 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0312197292


Award-winning scholars and veteran teachers Deborah Gray White, Mia Bay, and Waldo E. Martin Jr. have collaborated to create a fresh, innovative new African American history textbook that weaves together narrative and a wealth of carefully selected primary sources. The narrative focuses on the diversity of black experience, on culture, and on the impact of African Americans on the nation as a whole. Every chapter contains two themed sets of written documents and a visual source essay, guiding students through the process of analyzing sources and offering the convenience and value of a "two-in-one" textbook and reader.
Genre: History, Editor: Macmillan Higher Education, Pages: 548 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781457637612


Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction, Editor: Simon and Schuster, Pages: 320 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781416971719


The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in the world. As president of the African National Congress and head of South Africa's antiapartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving the nation toward multiracial government and majority rule. He is revered everywhere as a vital force in the fight for human rights and racial equality. LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is his moving and exhilarating autobiography, destined to take its place among the finest memoirs of history's greatest figures. Here for the first time, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela tells the extraordinary story of his life--an epic of struggle, setback, renewed hope, and ultimate triumph.
Genre: Biography & Autobiography, Editor: Little, Brown, Pages: 576 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0759521042


Jordan escaped slavery once. Must he escape again? Ashadowy figure lurks on the dark riverfront near the Christina. Libby is sure that it must be the cruel slave trader Riggs, who has vowed that no slave of his will ever escape alive. Does Riggs suspect that the runaway Jordan is hiding on her pa’s steamboat? Track Libby, Caleb, and Jordan in the second book of the Freedom Seeker’s series as they race to keep Jordon free from the clutches of slavery. Libby and Caleb scan the crowds of passengers bound for the Minnesota Territory. Has Riggs slipped by and boarded the Christina unnoticed? From the golden age of steamboats, the rush of immigrants to new lands, and the dangers of the Underground Railroad come true-to-life stories of courage, integrity, and suspense in the Freedom Seekers series.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Editor: Moody Publishers, Pages: 256 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780802486523


Uses a biographical approach to present the history of African Americans as active and thoughtful agents in the construction of their lives and communities. This text places African American lives and stories at the center of the narrative and as the basis of historical analysis. Each chapter opens with a vignette focusing on an individual.
Genre: History, Editor: Addison-Wesley Longman, Pages: 554 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0321025865


This book delves into how Freedom Libraries were at the heart of the Civil Rights Movement, and the remarkable courage of the people who used them. As the Civil Rights Movement exploded across the United States, numerous libraries were desegregated on paper only, and there was another virtually unheard of struggle— the right to read.
Genre: History, Editor: Rowman & Littlefield, Pages: 208 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781538115541


Award-winning scholars and veteran teachers Deborah Gray White, Mia Bay, and Waldo E. Martin Jr. have collaborated to create a fresh, innovative new African American history textbook that weaves together narrative and a wealth of carefully selected primary sources. The narrative focuses on the diversity of black experience and culture and the impact of African Americans on the nation as a whole. Every chapter contains two themed sets of written documents and a visual source essay, guiding students through the process of analyzing sources and offering the convenience and value of a "two-in-one" textbook and reader.
Genre: History, Editor: Bedford/st Martins, Pages: 1006 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: UOM:39015092767766