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Williams, Juan , Ashley, Dwayne , Rhea, Shawn

I'll Find a Way or Make One

A Tribute to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

illustrated ed

€ 22.95

A comprehensive and definitive guide to America's 107 historically black colleges and universities, this commemorative gift book explores the historical, social, and cultural importance of the nation's HBCUs and celebrates their rich legacy. Included in this one-of-a-kind collection are: Detailed profiles of each HBCU Illuminating portraits of distinguished HBCU graduates such as Leontyne Price, Thurgood Marshall, Spike Lee, and Oprah Winfrey Little-known anecdotes about pre-Civil War efforts to educate blacks, such as how a white pastor founded what became Lincoln University after his black protege was excluded from Princeton's Theological Seminary Rare photographs and archival materials featuring the likes of Eleanor Roosevelt addressing students at Howard University Chronicling the history of education in the African American community, "I'll Find a Way or Make One" is not only an unprecedented salute to historically black colleges and universities, but also an indispensable account of some of the most important events of African Americana and American history.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
List of Historically Black Colleges and Universities Profiled in the Appendix
xi
List of Informational Sidebars
xii
Foreword xiii
Juan Williams
Acknowledgments xix
Introduction xxiii
Ed Bradley
Shackled Minds
1(30)
Books Before Freedom
31(20)
Yearning and Learning
51(50)
Voices of a People
101(36)
The Art of Culture
137(60)
Season of Threat
197(28)
Manifest Destiny
225(16)
An Education in Protest
241(24)
Calming the Storm, Healing the Cut
265(26)
New Day, New Challenges, New Hope
291(18)
Appendix: Profiles of Historically Black Colleges and Universities 309(120)
Notes 429(4)
Bibliography 433(4)
Illustration Credits 437(4)
About the Project Team 441(4)
Index 445
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
453 pagina's
Januari 2007
839 gram
235 x 191 x 32 mm
AMISTAD PR us

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