An
African & African American
History & Heritage
Study Guide

 

 

"My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge ...."
(Hosea 4:6)

 

 

 

 



"ISHE OLUWA KOLEBA JEO"

The Work of God cannot be destroyed
It shall go on forever.

West African Proverb
(See Ecclesiastes 3:14)


Autobiography of John Hope Franklin

"Mirror to America"

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Consultant: Clayborne Carson, Ph.D.
Director, Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project

Foreword by Myrlie Evers-Williams


"CIVIL RIGHTS CHRONICLE
The African-American Struggle for Freedom"


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Consultant: Charles R Branhaan, Ph.D.
Senior Historian, DuSable Museum of African American History


"GREAT AFRICAN AMERICANS"

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Pulitzer Prize Winner, Taylor Branch
history of America in the King Years
(a 3 part series)


"Parting the Waters"
(1954-63)

"Pillar of Fire"
(1963-65)

"At Canaan's Edge"
(1965-68)

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Tavis Smiley

"The Covenant with Black America"

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Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

"Long Walk to Freedom"

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu

"God Has a Dream -
A vision of Hope for Our Time"

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"Great Speeches by African Americans"
(Edited by James Daley)

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"Motown In Love -
Lyrics from the Golden Era"
(Edited by Herb Jordan)

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Autobiography of James Brown
(1933 - 2006)

"I Feel Good -
A Memoir of a Life of Soul"

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in addition to those associated and linked with

Bev Smith Radio Show and Kenneth "Coach" Carter

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/coach_link1.htm

Mississippi Freedom Summer

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/vote_for_freedom.htm

Coretta Scott King

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Coretta_Scott_King.htm

Remembering September 11, 2001

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/teotwawki1.htm

Women of Honor and Distinction

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Women_of_Honor.htm

SNCC and the Student Freedom Movement

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/students1.htm

Signs of the Times

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/introsplash7.htm

Dr Martin Luther King's Message for Today

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/MLK-Today.htm

Rosa Parks Remembered

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/RosaParks1.htm

Rosa Parks Stands Up for Respect

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/R-P-Letters.htm

African and African American
Pacesetters, Heroes and Legends

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Heroes_Legends.htm

James Brown Speaks
About Today's Songs

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/motown_lyrics.htm#jbrown

Planet Earth "S.O.S."

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/introsplash5.htm

A Christmas Mystery Solved

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/commentary3.htm

John H Johnson Media Pioneer

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/jhjohnson1.htm

Dr Martin Luther King's Keys to Peace

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/peacekeys.htm

The Program of Malcolm X

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/MalcolmX.htm

Remembering Ossie Davis

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Ossie_Davis1.htm

Emmett Till Remembered


http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Emmett_Till_Remembered.htm

Johnnie Cochran - A Legal Legend

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Johnnie_Cochran.htm

Glenn Cunningham - A Legacy of Leadership with Integrity

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/cascar7.htm

Education to Make a Difference

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Education1.htm#odv_1


ICA sports - A Millennium Special Report

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/sportnet/

Bill Cosby's Historic "Ghettoesburg Address"

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/doc_oops.htm

Read the Speech Transcript for Yourself!

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/transcript_bc.htm

What Readers Think About the Speech

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/cosby_survey.htm

Remembering Dr Martin Luther King Jr

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/networkc/MLKremembered.htm

Dr Betty Shabazz Leaves Us a Powerful Message

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/shabazz.htm

Medgar Evers - "Never Forget!"

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/MedgarEvers1.htm

Muhammad Ali - "What's in a Name?"

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/ucol/aliname2.htm

Dr Leon H Sullivan Made a Powerful Difference

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/leon-s.htm

Ray Charles - A Genius Remembered!

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/ray_charles1.htm

It Really Does Take a Village

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/it_takes_village.htm

Remembering the Victims of Senseless Violence

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/Newark_Remembers.htm

Father Paul Washington - a Champion for Human Rights

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/fyi_features.htm#pmw


Celebrating Diversity


http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/introsplash2.htm


Facilitating Education

http://www.eightcitiesmap.com/introsplash3.htm




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