The Shaping of Black America: The Struggles and Triumphs of African-Americans, 1619 - 1990s
A comprehensive developmental history of the African=American struggle for autonomy and power /in America, from 1619 to 1990./
Paperback, 356 pages
Published 1991 by Johnson Publishing, Penguin Books
(first published 1975)
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May 17, 2007 Amy rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who took a high school history course and thinks they know history because of it
This will blow your mind when you find out there are EXTREMELY important things left out of our high school history books. It drives home the idea that "history" is controlled by the man with the pen. This is a must read.