The Negro in the Making of America
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The bestselling, definitive study of African Americans throughout American history, now with a new introduction by noted scholar V. P. Franklin
In The Negro in the Making of America, eminent historian Benjamin Quarles provides one of the most comprehensive and readable accounts ever gathered in one volume of the role that African Americans have played in shaping the desti...more
Paperback, Third Edition, 400 pages
Published February 5th 1996 by Touchstone (first published June 1st 1972)
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The protagonist of the story is Melinda Sordino. Melinda was starting off in high school and she is holding a secret from her peers. There was a summer party, that Melinda attended were she was raped by a senior. Later that night she was drunk and called the police. Although Melinda left before the police appeared. Now her peers and other students believe that Melinda called the police on the party, on that night. Most of the students are mad at her, even some...more
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Quarles was born in Boston, Massachusetts. His father was a subway porter. He married twice, first to Vera Bullock Quarles, who died in 1951, and second to Ruth Brett Quarles. He had two daughters, Pamela and Roberta.

In his Twenties, Quarles enrolled at Shaw University and received his B.A. degree in 1931, M.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1933, and Ph.D. in 1940. He worked a...more
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