We Troubled The Waters
Ntoshake Shange (A) and Rod Brown (ILT)
List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - African History / Slavery to Jim Crow - 2009)
Description: Jim Crow; Brown v. Board of Education; Bull Connor; KKK; Birmingham; the Lorraine Motel; Rosa; Martin; and Malcolm.
From slavery to the separation of colored and white and from horrifying oppression to inspiring courage, there are countless stories both forgotten and immortalizedäóîof everyday and extraordinary people who acted for justice during the civil rights movement that changed our nation.
Award-winning poet Ntozake Shange and illustrator Rod Brown give voice to all those who fought for their unalienable rights in a triumphant book about the power of the human spirit.
Ashay says, "Ntozake Shange is a gifted poet, author and playwright. She tackles many painful themes in African American history and does it well. The Jim Crow tactics were real and designed to keep black people oppressed and disenfranchised. Many black people suffered and lost their lives because the laws did not protect them. Add it to your classroom and library and teach!
Product Dimensions: 9 x 11.3 x 0.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 1 pounds