Encyclopedia Britannica Guide to Black History
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A Tribute to the Lives and Events That Shaped History

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The powerful Guide to Black History explores everything from African culture to the civil rights movement to Barack Obama becoming an Illinois Senator. Plus, legends in entertainment to sports superstars, and from religious leaders to landmark achievements in science, medicine, and education. It's the ultimate guide to black culture throughout the ages.

Product Features

More than 1,000 Enlightening Articles
From art to reggae music to the Underground Railroad, the fascinating people, places, and events that have contributed to African American heritage will engage and amaze.

700 Illuminating Biographies
Get to know Barack Obama, Muhammad Ali, Ella Fitzgerald, Martin Luther King, Jr., Sidney Poitier, Harriet Tubman, Desmond Tutu, and other influential artists, athletes, leaders, and scientists.

750 Multimedia Clips and Images
Watch video clips of the March on Washington, a high point of the civil rights movement. Get a glimpse of the 1950s music scene in Chicago. Listen to art historian Margaret Vendryes speak about the impact of the Harlem Renaissance on the artists of today.

Learning Activities
Form a better understanding of black history with unique learning activities covering topics from slavery to sports.

Windows System Requirements
  • Windows 98SE, Me, 2000, XP, or Vista
  • Pentium 350 MHz or faster processor
  • 128 MB RAM minimum
  • Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher (or compatible browser)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 800x600 resolution, 16-bit color
  • Sound card and speakers recommended
  • Printer recommended
Macintosh System Requirements
  • Mac OS 10.2 to 10.6.3
  • iMac or G3 350 MHz or faster processor
  • 128 MB RAM minimum
  • Safari 1.0 or higher (or compatible browser. Note: this application does not work with Internet Explorer on the Mac)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 800x600 resolution, millions of colors
  • Sound card and speakers recommended
  • Printer recommended

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5 star(s) Would recommend to anyone

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