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Focuses on the history of civil rights for African Americans from the founding of the nation to the Million Man March.

StatementEileen Lucas.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesIssues in focus, Issues in focus (Hillside, N.J.)
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LC ClassificationsJC599.U5 L78 1996
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Pagination112 p. :
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Open LibraryOL975215M
ISBN 100894907298
LC Control Number96012264
OCLC/WorldCa34410799

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