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The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights

Since the earliest days of slavery, African Americans have called on their religious faith in the struggle against oppression In this book the Beatitudes from Jesus famous Sermon on the Mount form the backdrop for Carole Boston Weatherford s powerful free verse poem that traces the African American journey from slavery to civil rights.Tim Ladwig s stirring illustra Since the earliest days of slavery, African Americans have called on their religious faith in the struggle against oppression In this book the Beatitudes from Jesus famous Sermon on the Mount form the backdrop for Carole Boston Weatherford s powerful free verse poem that traces the African American journey from slavery to civil rights.Tim Ladwig s stirring illustrations showcase a panorama of heroes in this struggle, from the slaves shackled in the hold of a ship to the first African American president taking his oath of office on the steps of the United States Capitol.Readers of all ages will find this a book to return to again and again for encouragement and inspiration

Title : The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights
Author :  Carole Boston Weatherford
Language : English
Isbn : 0802853528
Format : Unknown Binding
Pages : 36 pages

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