Becoming American: the African-American journey

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Far too many Americans, of all races, are unaware of the pivotal role that people of African descent have played in shaping the US and the world. Even less is known about the role of African peoples in the history of all humankind. Becoming American: The African-American Journey will open their eyes—and enlighten even the already knowledgeable. It features two side-by-side chronological timelines that uniquely contrast the major events and personalities in both African-American and Global/African Diasporan history—spanning from 4 million BCE to Barack Obama’s momentous presidential campaign. In addition, a carefully-chosen collection of key political, historical, cultural and literary texts, quotes, speeches, and songs document the impact of the black presence in American and world history.
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subject_facet African Americans -- History, African Americans -- History -- Sources, African Americans -- Race identity, African diaspora
table_of_contents Becoming American: the African-American journey -- Timeline of African-American & global/African diasporan history -- Key texts, literary works & records -- Charters, petitions & acts -- Speeches -- From spirituals to gospel & pop -- Prose & poetry -- African Americans in Congress -- African & African diasporan populations.
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