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"Acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers recounts the champ's most famous fights and examines the depth and complexity of the larger-than-life legend Muhammad Ali"--Amazon.com
Tells the story of Alice Coachman, an athlete from rural Georgia who made history in 1948 as the first African- American woman to win an Olympic gold medal.
Introduces readers to Benny Andrews, one of the most important African-American painters of the 20th century
Explores the intersecting lives of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and gospel singer Mahalia Jackson at the historic moment when their joined voices inspired landmark changes
The author, the daughter of Andrew Young, describes the participation of Martin Luther King, Jr., along with her father and others, in the civil rights movement and in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.