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Icons of African American Protest

Icons of African American Protest
  • Author: Gladys Knight
  • Publisher: Greenwood Press
  • ISBN: 0313340625
  • Page: 687
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Profiles prominent African American contributors to civil rights, including Marcus Garvey, Rosa Parks, and Thurgood Marshall, providing biographies, photographs, and sources.

Profiles prominent African American contributors to civil rights, including Marcus Garvey, Rosa Parks, and Thurgood Marshall, providing biographies, photographs, and sources.


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