4416 Results
4416 Results
Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? —Bader, Bonnie, 1961-
Book
2008
2 available of 9 items

An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civ...

Between the world and me —Coates, Ta-Nehisi.
Book
2015
3 available of 16 items

"For Ta-Nehisi Coates, history has always been personal. At every stage of his life, he's sought in his explorations of history answers to the mysteries that surrounded him -- most urgently, why he, and other black peopl...

Selma
DVD
2015
33 available of 39 items

Selma chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgome...

Who was Rosa Parks? —McDonough, Yona Zeldis, author.
Book
2010
3 available of 12 items

Queen & Slim
DVD
2020
13 available of 60 items

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man and a black woman, are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police of...

This is the rope : a story from the Great Migration —Woodson, Jacqueline.
Book
2013
7 available of 9 items

A rope passed down through the generations frames an African American family's story as they journey north during the time of the Great Migration.

Selma
Blu-ray
2017
9 available of 11 items

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964.

I am Martin Luther King, Jr. —Meltzer, Brad, author.
Book
2016
8 available of 10 items

"A biography of Martin Luther King Jr. that tells the story of how he used nonviolence to lead the civil rights movement"--Provided by publisher.

Nightjohn —Paulsen, Gary.
Book
1993
78 available of 100 items

Twelve-year-old Sarny's brutal life as a slave becomes even more dangerous when a newly arrived slave offers to teach her how to read.

Cats add up! —Ochiltree, Dianne.
Book
2006
3 available of 7 items

A family with one cat keeps adding more until they give some of the cats away.

The journey of Little Charlie —Curtis, Christopher Paul, author.
Book
2018
18 available of 22 items

When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have sto...

Freedom in Congo Square —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.
Book
2016
8 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

Selma, Lord, Selma
DVD
2004
1 available of 2 items

Set in 1965, during the turbulent early days of the right-to-vote movement. The story of a young schoolgirl in Selma, Alabama, who is inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to resist the degradation that her fellow Afri...

All American boys —Reynolds, Jason, author.
Book
2015
4 available of 9 items

When sixteen-year-old Rashad is mistakenly accused of stealing, classmate Quinn witnesses his brutal beating at the hands of a police officer who happens to be the older brother of his best friend. Told through Rashad an...

I am Rosa Parks —Meltzer, Brad.
Book
2014
6 available of 11 items

Dream march : Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the March on Washington —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux, author.
Book
2017
0 available of 1 items

An inspiring biography introducing children to the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the historic march on Washington in 1963.

LBJ
DVD
2018
10 available of 11 items

After Lyndon B. Johnson (Woody Harrelson) loses the 1960 Democratic presidential nomination to John F. Kennedy (Jeffrey Donovan), he agrees to be his young rival's running mate. Once they win the election, despite his ex...

The butler : a witness to history —Haygood, Wil.
Book
2013
10 available of 12 items

When acclaimed Washington Post writer Wil Haygood had an early hunch that Obama would win the 2008 election, he thought he'd highlight the singular moment by exploring the life of someone who had come of age when segrega...

Your house will pay : a novel —Cha, Steph, author.
Book
2019
26 available of 33 items

In the wake of the police shooting of a black teenager, Los Angeles is as tense as its been since the unrest of the early 1990s. Protests and vigils are being staged all over the city. Its in this dangerous tinderbox tha...

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