The sad story of how the FBI used a Black thief to get close to & set up Black Panther leader Fred Hampton for assassination in Chicago.
In 1831 the slave Nat Turner, who had learned to read & was farmed out by his master to preach a gospel of obedience to other slaves, leads a bloody revolt.
Alex Haley traces roots of his African heritage back to the days of slavery & then to Kunta Kinte, captured in Africa, sold into slavery in the Colonies, but never giving up his dream of freedom.
A fresh take on Black History, this is the story of an African girl kidnapped, surviving the crossing & abuse of slavery, & finding freedom from the British during the Revolutionary War.
Black Cecil Gaines, serving as a butler at the White House, endures racism but sees the growing civil rights movement advance the status of his