Annotations for Powerful Words : More Than 200 Years of Extraordinary Writing by African Americans


Baker & Taylor
A collection of speeches and writings by African Americans, with commentary about the time period in which each person lived, information about the speaker/writer, and public response to the words.

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Baker & Taylor
Offers a compilation of excerpts from speeches, poetry, songs, letters, and more from celebrated African-American authors, such as Dred Scott and Langston Hughes, while exploring the impact these writings have had in shaping African-American history throughout the years.

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Scholastic
Words stir and motivate, whether spoken, written, or sung. Dynamic, timely, crucial, and eloquent words from more than 30 important African-American personalities are represented here.

This is a moving collection of excerpted writings (letters, speeches, poetry, novels, songs, and more) by famous African-Americans with thoughtful commentary on the authors, as well as the impact the writings have had on society.

Benjamin Banneker. Dred Scott. Ida B. Wells Barnett. Marcus Garvey. Langston Hughes. Rosa Parks. Malcolm X. Toni Morrison. Lauryn Hill. These and many more are the people who have helped shape African-American culture throughout history.









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Scholastic
This is a moving collection of excerpted writings (letters, speeches, poetry, novels, songs, and more) by famous African-Americans with thoughtful commentary on the authors, as well as the impact the writings have had on society.Benjamin Banneker. Dred Scott. Ida B. Wells Barnett. Marcus Garvey. Langston Hughes. Rosa Parks. Malcolm X. Toni Morrison. Lauryn Hill. These and many more are the people who have helped shape African-American culture throughout history.

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