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Published by Rourke Corp. in Vero Beach, FL .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Race discrimination -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Race discrimination.,
  • Discrimination.,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights.,
  • Race relations.,
  • United States -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature.

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About the Edition

Identifies discrimination and discusses the struggle of African Americans for equality in education, employment, and other areas of life.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Anna Wilson.
GenreJuvenile literature.
LC ClassificationsE185.625 .W524 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 103 p. :
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1714054M
ISBN 100865931844
LC Control Number92016282

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