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There Is a River: The Black Struggle for Freedom in America By Vincent Harding,

  • Title: There Is a River: The Black Struggle for Freedom in America
  • Author: Vincent Harding
  • ISBN: 9780156890892
  • Page: 372
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is the story of the violation of Black Africa and the bondage of its peoples in another land Harding resurrects forgotten heroes and traces the struggle of their descendants to keep the spirit and dreams of an uprooted people alive.
    There Is a River The Black Struggle for Freedom in America This is the story of the violation of Black Africa and the bondage of its peoples in another land Harding resurrects forgotten heroes and traces the struggle of their descendants to keep the spirit an

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    1. I chose this book because it was at the top of the CharlestonSyllabus page aaihs resources charleston , and I recognized the author s name as being the Mennonite pastor who helped Martin Luther King Jr write his anti Vietnam speech Turns out that Vincent Harding was not only all those things but also a historian and an excellent writer Given that this book wades through a significant amount of American history, beginning with the start of the transatlantic slave trade and continuing to the passa [...]

    2. A must read for anyone who s interested in American History Along with Howard Zinn, I d say, this really will change the way you look at our history.

    3. Wow Amazing Harding s book is the harrowing story of the Black freedom struggle from the beginnings of slavery through to Reconstruction The figure of the river of struggle allows him to reveal not just the main crests of the struggle the Conventions, underground railroad, agitators like Douglass and Delany but also its undercurrents the clandestine religious and literacy meetings in the deep South, personal acts of rebellion here and there, and the myriad passions and contradictions opened up b [...]

    4. EXCELLENT Written in a poetic like fashion This book further peaked my interest on the black experience and ultimately shaped my own current work on slavery, etc.

    5. I love this book which gives historical information I love history and gaining knowledge This book gives you both Thank you Vincent Harding for giving us this wonderful book to read

    6. Wow, this is a must read I gave it 4 stars because it is incomplete The author intended to write a sequel.

    7. This is, in my experience, the essential book on this topic, convincing, factual and exciting to read It is a beautiful book.

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