Biographies of African American Men and Women

  Biographies of African American Men and Women   February is Black History Month. To get ready for it, here are some books about important African American men and women who helped influence American history.   Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change by Michelle Cook Starting with…

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Books about the Civil Rights Movement

  Books about the Civil Rights Movement   This fall I was hired to write a book, Nonviolent Resistance in the Civil Rights Movement. Based mostly in the 1950s and 60s, my research taught me a great deal about the movement and the people who were involved. So as preparation for Dr. Martin Luther King,…

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