Civil-rights activists
Title
Civil-rights activists

Author
Foy, Debbie.

ISBN
9781448866380
 
9781448870547

Edition
1st ed.

Publication Information
New York, NY : PowerKids Press, 2012.

Physical Description
24 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.

Series
Black history makers.

Contents
What is an activist? -- Sojourner Truth -- Harriet Tubman -- Mary Seacole -- Frederick Douglass -- Marcus Garvey -- Rosa Parks -- Malcolm X -- Martin Luther King Jr. -- Archbishop Desmond Tutu -- Oprah Winfrey -- Other activists -- Timeline -- Legacy -- Glossary.

Subject Term
African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
 
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography.
 
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History.
 
Civil rights workers -- Biography.
 
Human rights workers -- Biography.

Summary
Briefly surveys the history of people of African origin who worked against racism and injustice and profiles notable figures from Sojourner Truth to the present, including Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey, and Martin Luther King Jr.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)BookJ 323.0922 FOY11Nonfiction Collection
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)BookJ 323.0922 FOY11Nonfiction Collection