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Bartlett's Familiar Black Quotations

by Retha Powers and Henry Louis, Jr. Gates

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Bartlett's Familiar Black Quotations
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Provides an overview of Black history through five thousand quotes from authors, artists, scientists, philosophers and politicians who lived through different eras from Ancient Egypt to American slavery, up through the Civil Rights Era and Apartheid. 25,000 first printing.

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