African American Voices : A Documentary Reader from Emancipation to the Present
Compelling and enlightening, this collection of primary source documents allows twenty-first century students to ‘direct dial’ key figures in African-American history. It includes concise and perceptive commentary along with engaging suggestions for discussion and project work.
• Examines key themes from multiple perspectives
• Features a diverse range of voices that cut across class and political affiliations as well as across regions and generations
• Chronological and thematic coverage from emancipation to the current day
• Primary source documents include everything from letters and speeches to photographs, rap lyrics and newspaper reports
• Incorporates recent as well as traditional historical interpretations
• Classroom-ready text which includes keynotes on documents, differentiated material and engaging discussion questions