African American Books
Why Are So Many Black Men in Prison? - African-American males are being imprisoned at an alarming and unprecedented rate. Out of the more than 11 million black adult males in the U.S. population, nearly 1.5 million are in prisons and jails with another 3.5 million more on probation or parole or who have previously been on probation or parole. #africanbookstore
Smith’s 1944 novel — which takes place in 1920s Georgia, following the forbidden interracial romance between the son of a prominent white family and a young black woman — was an immediate bestseller, despite being banned in both Boston and Detroit. | 31 Iconic Books About The South You Need To Read In Your Lifetime
Many students are intimidated by poetry, so using music can help you ease them into poetry analysis as there's really no difference between looking at the lyrics of a song and the lines of a poem. Read on for 15 song and poem pairings that will liven up your poetry unit.