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Songs of Zion

A young enslaved girl talks about the importance of Negro spirituals and Sunday church service to the lives of enslaved Africans.
Grade Level
3-5
Dorothy H. Price
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Subject
History
Social Justice Domain
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Literature

J.D. Green

J.D. Green was born into slavery but spent his life resisting the institution by escaping to freedom five times.
Grade Level
Lauryn Mascareñaz
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Subject
History
Social Justice Domain
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Literature

SWOOSH!

swoosh illustration
In this story, Hani faces the decision of removing her hijab in order to play in a basketball tournament or sitting on the bench and watching the game. With the support of her teammates, she stands up to injustice and makes an important decision.
Grade Level
Ann Malaspina
Subject
Civics
Social Justice Domain
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The Negro Motorist Green Book

A green book from the Jim Crow era containing safe places of business for black Americans
These images are from The Negro Motorist Green Book 1940 edition. The Green Book, published from 1936 – 1964, served as a guide for African Americans traveling around the country during the Jim Crow segregation era. To explore the complete issues visit the New York Public Library Digital Collections at https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/the-green-book#/?tab=ab…
Grade Level
William H. Green (editor)
Subject
History
Economics
Geography
Social Justice Domain