Unequal : a story of America / Michael Eric Dyson & Marc Favreau.
- ISBN: 9780759557017
- ISBN: 0759557012
- Physical Description: xiii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2022.
- Copyright: ©2022
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Mary Church Terrell fights back against segregation -- Ida B. Wells exposes America's lynching epidemic -- Buck Franklin bears witness to the destruction of Black Wall Street -- Ned Cobb confronts racial inequality on the job -- Ossian Sweet breaks through the color line to find a home in Detroit -- Pauli Murray discovers the key to ending segregation in schools -- Daisy Myers integrates the white suburbs -- Malcolm X launches a struggle against police brutality -- Fannie Lou Hamer takes back the right to vote -- James Meredith integrates the University of Mississippi -- Martin Luther King Jr. and Memphis's sanitation workers protest for equal pay -- John Carlos and Tommie Smith raise a fist for Black pride -- Ruth Batson uncovers segregation in Boston -- Michelle Alexander confronts the New Jim Crow -- Barack Obama, Catherine Flowers, and Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha expose America's crisis of environmental racism -- Yusuf Salaam battles racial profiling -- Stacey Abrams leads the fight against voter suppression -- Dr. Susan Moore calls out America's unequal health care -- The Black Lives Matter Movement opens the final battle for racial equality -- Nikole Hannah-Jones taps into the power of history.
"Interconnected stories present a picture of racial inequality in America, showing systemic discrimination in all areas of society and showing the unbroken line of Black resistance to this inequality"-- Provided by publisher.
|Target Audience Note:||
Ages 12 & up Little, Brown and Company
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