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Author: Denise Dennis Narrator: Janina Edwards Publisher: Tantor Audio Audio Length: Release Date: August 2021 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781705284360

Publisher Description

What is Black history? Did you know what Blacks were in Cortez’s crew in Mexico, with Pizarro in Peru, and Alvarado in Quito? Did you know that when Balboa discovered the Pacific Ocean, thirty Black people were with him and that when Alarcon and Coronado conquered Mexico, Black people were with them too?

Any misunderstandings between Blacks and whites in today’s society tend to stem from the misconceptions about Blacks that have been allowed to thrive throughout the ages. The only way to help abolish stereotypes is to help present a more complete picture of the Black people throughout history.

Black History for Beginners covers a rich but often ignored history and chronicles the struggle from capture and enslavement in Africa through the Civil Rights movement and up to today and the new and different kinds of struggles that Black people face today

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  • “It works beautifully for any age person. Highly informative. Doesn’t patronize. Intellectually challenging without being intimidating. Emotionally rewarding for Black readers…Academically gratifying.”

    - Andrew Salkey, author of Escape to an Autumn Pavement

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About the Narrator

Janina Edwards, an Earphones Award–winning narrator, is a native of Chicago and a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts acting program. Her 2016 performance of Voice of Freedom was a finalist for the Audie Award.