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Schomburg : the man who built a library —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2017
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Traces legal clerk Arturo Schomburg's efforts to curate a collection of African books, letters, music, and art.

Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
Book
2006
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Describes Tubman's spiritual journey as she hears the voice of God guiding her north to freedom on that very first trip to escape the brutal practice of forced servitude. Tubman would make nineteen subsequent trips back...

Box : Henry Brown mails himself to freedom —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
Book
2020
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What have I to fear? My master broke every promise to me. I lost my beloved wife and our dear children. All, sold South. Neither my time nor my body is mine. The breath of life is all I have to lose. And bondage is suffo...

R-E-S-P-E-C-T : Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2020
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"Aretha Franklin was born to sing. The daughter of a pastor and a gospel singer, her musical talent was clear from her earliest days in her father's Detroit church. Aretha sang with a soaring voice that spanned more than...

Dorothea Lange : the photographer who found the faces of the Depression —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2017
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"Before she raised her lens to take her most iconic photo, Dorothea Lange took photos of the downtrodden from bankers in once-fine suits waiting in breadlines, to former slaves, to the homeless sleeping on sidewalks. A c...

Freedom on the menu : the Greensboro sit-ins —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
Book
2004
1 available of 4 items

The 1960 civil rights sit-ins at the Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, are seen through the eyes of a young Southern black girl.

Be a king : Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2018
2 available of 3 items

"You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall. You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience. Featuring a dual narrative of the key moments of Dr. King's life alongsi...

The Beatitudes : from slavery to civil rights —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
Book
2010
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The Beatitudes form the backdrop for Weatherford's free-verse poem that traces the African American journey from slavery to civil rights.

Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
Book
2008
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A biography of John Coltrane that focuses on his childhood and adolescent years and discusses his inspirations, influences, family, the development of his musical talent, and more.

Freedom in Congo Square —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2016
10 available of 10 items

A poetic tribute to a lesser-known part of African-American history describes how after working relentlessly for more than six days, slaves in nineteenth-century New Orleans were permitted to congregate in Congo Square

Unspeakable : the Tulsa Race Massacre —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2021
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"Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history"-- Provided by publ...

The legendary Miss Lena Horne —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2017
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Surveys the life of the actress and civil rights activist, describing her childhood, early years in vaudeville, and achievements as the first African American actress to be offered a studio contract.

Leontyne Price : voice of a century —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2014
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An introduction to the life and career of the African American opera singer.

Schomburg the man who built a library
DVD
2017
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Arturo Schomburg's passion for collecting books, music, and art led to the creation of the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Beauty mark : a verse novel of Marilyn Monroe —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
Book
2020
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"From the day she was born into a troubled home to her reigning days as a Hollywood icon, Marilyn Monroe (née Norma Jeane Mortenson) lived a life that was often defined by others. Here, in a luminous poetic narrative, a...

Oprah : the little speaker —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2010
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An illustrated biography that depicts television host Oprah Winfrey's childhood, covering her desire from a young age to talk for a living and other details of her upbringing.

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