• Title: African American Almanac: 400 Years of Triumph, Courage and Excellence
  • Author: Lean'tin Bracks Jessie Carney Smith
  • ISBN: 9781578593231
  • Page: 224
  • Format: Paperback
  • African American Almanac Years of Triumph Courage and Excellence The most complete and affordable single volume reference of African American culture available today this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving
    The most complete and affordable single volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America A legacy of pride, struggle, and triumph spanning than 400 years is presented through a fascinating mix of bThe most complete and affordable single volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America A legacy of pride, struggle, and triumph spanning than 400 years is presented through a fascinating mix of biographies including 500 influential figures little known or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, and 150 rare photographs and illustrations Covering events surrounding the civil rights movement African American literature, art, and music religion within the black community and advances in science and medicine, this reference connects history to the issues currently facing the African American community and provides a range of information on society and culture.

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    1. A complete and thorough resource filled with illustrations and profiles. Each chapter begins with a narrative history that's entertaining and useful. The content is exhaustive, including both facts and lesser-known details.

    2. Heather BlackwellTitle:Bracks, L. (2012). African american almanac: 400 years of triumph, courage, and excellence. Canton, MA: Visible Ink Press. Type of Reference:Almanac Call Number973.Brief DescriptionThis almanac covers 400 years of African-Americans and their heritage, it includes sections on civil rights, politics, literature, and more. Review:Compton-Dzak, E. (2012, February 1). [Review of the book African american almanac: 400 years of triumph, courage, and excellence]. Booklist Online. [...]

    3. Bracks, L. (2012). African American Almanac: 400 Years of Triumph, Courage, and Excellence. Canton, MI: Visible Ink Press. Call Number:Ref 973.04Description:This almanac presents information about the history of African Americans. This work contains facts, biographies, essays, photographs, and illustrations. There are over 750 influential African American figures represented in this book. Relevance and Relationship:This work is unlike any other in the collection. This work would provide more inf [...]

    4. Compton-Dzak, E. (2012,). African American almanac: 400 years of triumph, courage and excellence. Canton, MI: Visible Ink Press.Reviewed By: Allison LuptonReference Type: AlmanacReading Level: Adult book for young adult Call Number: 973Cost: $12.67Description: Packed with pictures, this book spans 400 years of African American history beginning with the first Africans arriving in North America all the way to present day. Relevance/Relationship: Due to the percentage of our students that are of A [...]

    5. Lean’tin, Bracks. (2012). African American almanac: 400 years of triumph, courage, and excellence. Visible Ink.Citation by: Elizabeth HarperType of Reference: AlmanacCall Number: REF 973Content/ Scope: Suggested for grades 7 and up, this almanac explores over 400 years of African American history. From authors and actors to political dignitaries and religious leaders, this book highlights the influences of amazing African Americans and their impacts on modern society. In addition there is a pr [...]

    6. APA: Bracks, L & Smith, J. C. (2011). African American almanac: 400 years of triumph, courage and excellence . Canton, MI: Visible Ink Press.Citation by: Ashley Hill Type of Reference: AlmanacCall Number: 973.04Description: This chronicles the African Americans arrival to present day. Relevance and Relationship: This is a good source for the library especially for students desiring to complete an unimposed query. The material may be high level but as with other materials with assistance from [...]

    7. Bracks, L. L. (2012). African American almanac: 400 years of triumph, courage and excellence. Canton, MI: Visible Ink Press. Citation by Stephanie RathgeberType of Reference: AlmanacCall Number: 973.04Content/Scope: A legacy of pride, struggle, and triumph spanning more than 400 years is presented through a fascinating mix of biographies-including 500 influential figures-little-known or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, and 150 rare pho [...]

    8. Item Title: Bracks, L. (2011). African American almanac: 400 years of triumph, courage, and excellence. Canton, MI: Visible Ink.Citation created by: Michele PowellFormat: AlmanacCall Number: 973 BRADescription: Almanac includes the African American experience from the beginning, essays on African American related topics and biographies of important African Americans.Professional Review: Compton-Dzak, E. (2012). Adult Reference [Review of the book African American almanac: 400 years of triumph, c [...]

    9. Bracks, Lean’tin. (2012). African american almanac: 400 years of triumph, courage, and excellence. Canton, MI: Visible Ink Press.Citation by: Sarah RitterDDCN: 973Scope/Content: The purpose of this book is to provide the history of various events, past and current struggles and triumphs of the African-American culture. Accuracy/Authority/Bias: Lean'tin Bracks has written other books about African-American culture and is a professor at Fisk University.Arrangement and Presentation: The book cont [...]

    10. Citation by: Robbie BiddleType of Reference: Biographical AlmanacCall Number: Ref 973Content/Scope: This almanac provides an in-depth view of the past four hundred years of African American history. It is appropriate for 8th to 12th graders. It contains biographies of over 750 influential figures.Accuracy/Authority/Bias: The book contains a mix of primary and secondary sources that are blended together to tell the story of the past four hundred years.Arrangement/Presentation: The book consists o [...]

    11. 4. AlmanacAPA: Bracks, L. (2012). African American almanac: 400 years of triumph, courage and excellence. Canton, MI: Visible Ink Press.Citation by: Angela MooreCall Number: 973Content/Scope: An almanac that profiles over 750 figures with illustrations and background information. Topics covered include civil rights, politics, education, religion, literature, sports, and the military. Each chapter presents a history of major events and ends with biographies. Includes an index.Accurary/Authority/ [...]

    12. Brooks, Christopher Antonio, and Benjamin Jealous. The African American almanac. 11th ed. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Gale Cengage Learning, 2011.AlmanacContent/Scope- “most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African American culture today” 500 biographies, events from civil rights to religion, science, etc. Connects history to issues. Accuracy/Authority/Bias- Leantin Bracks is chair of dept of Arts and Languages at Fisk University and the author of numerous works. Arrangement/P [...]

    13. Citation: Bracks, Lean'tin L. (c2012.). African American almanac : 400 years of triumph, courage and excellence. Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press.Citation by: Sade Graves Call Number: 973.0496 BRA 2012Description: 400 years of history of African Americans is presentedRelevance and Relationship: This book is an addition based on the fact that we have a large African American populationPurpose: Provide students with a reference material which will help them understand the history and heritage of the [...]

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