These biographical sketches of African American men and women who lived in the Commonwealth of Virginia showcase their determination and strength in adversity.
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African-American Trailblazers
[12 Virginians Who Changed Our World]
DVD - 2007
Almost Free
A Story About Family and Race in Antebellum Virginia
Book - 2012
The Girl From the Tar Paper School
Barbara Rose Johns and the Advent of the Civil Rights Movement
Book - 2014
Hidden Figures
The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
Book - 2016
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Book - 2010
Maggie L. Walker
Pioneering Banker and Community Leader
Book - 2009
The Seventeenth Child
Book - 1998
A Slave No More
Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom : Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation
Book - 2007
Son of Virginia
A Life in America's Political Arena
Book - 2015
Virginia Slave Narratives
A Folk History of Slavery in Virginia From Interviews With Former Slaves
Book - 2006?
A Way Out of No Way
Claiming Family and Freedom in the New South
Book - 2002
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