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An African American man tells his grandson about a time when, despite all the wonderful things his hands could do, they could not touch bread at the Wonder Bread factory. Based on stories of bakery union workers; includes historical note. - See more at: http://www.buffalolib.org/vufind/Record/1818536#sthash.JBLfzfw6.dpuf

A rope passed down through the generations frames an African American family's story as they journey north during the time of the Great Migration. - See more at: http://www.buffalolib.org/vufind/Record/1951089#sthash.Nywb4vPS.dpuf

From the back of the bus, an African American child watches the arrest of Rosa Parks. - See more at: http://www.buffalolib.org/vufind/Record/1781430#sthash.4l5VG2Oc.dpuf

"A biracial girl finally gets the chance to meet the African American side of her family - See more at: http://www.buffalolib.org/vufind/Record/1911998#sthash.kuAZI4IK.dpuf

With a few simple words as smooth as a song, the poet Langston Hughes celebrates the love between an African American mother and her baby. - See more at: http://www.buffalolib.org/vufind/Record/1884262/Reviews#tabnav

An African American family in Cleveland, Ohio, listens on their new radio to the first game of the 1948 World Series, in which Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League, won the game for the Cleveland Indians - See more at: http://www.buffalolib.org/vufind/Record/1844642#sthash.Lb6UBCR7.dpuf

For months six-year-old Ruby Bridges must confront the hostility of white parents when she becomes the first African American girl to integrate Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960 - See more at: http://www.buffalolib.org/vufind/Record/849670#sthash.Q9NDarN3.dpuf

In the post-Civil War South, a young African American girl is determined to prove that she can go to school just like her older brothers. - See more at: http://www.buffalolib.org/vufind/Record/1063710#sthash.WT9S6fkl.dpuf

In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library. - See more at: http://www.buffalolib.org/vufind/Record/1128178#sthash.GempKcKV.dpuf

Introduces the first known female firefighter, Molly Williams, an African American cook for New York City's Fire Company 11, who one winter day in 1818 with many volunteers sick with influenza jumped into action to stop a house fire - See more at: http://www.buffalolib.org/vufind/Record/1874089#sthash.zP3NyWcm.dpuf

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