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A history of black achievement in America: Program seven: Civil rights. Program eight: A new age.

Published by : Ambrose DVD Physical details: 1V. ( 2 programs, 27 mins. each). color and B&W. Year: 2005
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DVD 973.04 His v.4 (Browse shelf) Not for loan 014489

This original, eight-part series documents Black Achievement in American history, its defining role in the growth of the country, and its influence on current events. Presented by James Avery, the series highlights the many contributions of Black Americans that have influenced our culture, enriched our society with their achievements, and shaped the history of the United States.

Vol. 4 contains program seven & eight.

PROGRAM SEVEN: Civil Rights 1950 - Ralph Bunche Wins the Nobel Peace Prize 1950 - Gwendolyn Brooks Becomes the First Black Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize 1954 - Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas 1955 - Rosa Parks Refuses to Give Up Her Seat to a White Passenger on a Montgomery Bus 1956 - Althea Gibson, First Black Woman To Win a Tennis Grand Slam Event 1959 - Lorraine Hansberry's Play A Raisin in the Sun is Produced 1963 - Martin Luther King Jr. Delivers His I Have a Dream Speech

PROGRAM EIGHT: A New Age 1967 - Muhammad Ali Refuses Induction into the U.S. Army on Religious Grounds 1967 - Thurgood Marshall, First Black U.S. Supreme Court Justice 1977 - Alex Haley's Roots: The Saga of an American FamilyAppears on TV 2001 - Colin Powell Appointed Secretary of State 2004 - Neil deGrasse Tyson Becomes Astrophysics' Superstar