Into the Land of Freedom: African Americans in Reconstruction
Discusses the changes faced by African Americans after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, describing how families tried to reunite, find homes, and jobs.
How Free Is Free?
Give Us This and We Will Protect Ourselves
Black Spirit Black Mind
A New War
Further Reading and Websites
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