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PN 1992.8 .F5 B69 2001

In the winter of 1955 in the deep south, Rosa Parks is arrested when she chooses a "whites only" seat. Her action and the reaction of the authorities helps birth the modern civil rights movement in the United States, and makes her an inspiring icon and lodestone to all involved with the struggle for equality, including a young Martin Luther King.

PN 1997.2 .F38 2019

This wildly entertaining account of Queen Anne's retinue deftly combines comedy and drama as it brings to light the scandal that rocked early18th century England. While Queen Anne is ill and unable to govern, Lady Sarah leads the country in its war with France. Sarah's impoverished younger cousin, Abigail, arrives in search of employment, and soon supplants Sarah as the Queen's closest confidante.

PN 1997 .G466 2000

A dramatization of the long delayed trial for the murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers.

PN 1997.2 .H53 2017

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history.

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PN 1997.2 .I45 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch shines as real-life war hero and pioneer of modern-day computing, Alan Turing, who saved millions of lives by cracking Germany's so-called unbreakable code during WWII.

PN 1997.2 .K55 2013

A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

PN 1997.2 .L6856 2017

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.

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PN 1992.8 .F5 R33 2001

This is the dramatic story of four slaves who escape from a cotton plantation in the South and travel along a clandestine network of escape routes, known as "the underground railroad", to freedom in Canada.

E 185.97 .P3 R68 2002

Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement.

PN 1995.9 .B55 R839 2004

When bright six year old Ruby is chosen to be the first African-American to integrate her local New Orleans elementary school, she is subjected to the true ugliness of racism for the very first time.

E 185.97 .K5 S456 2015

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964.

PN 1997 .S677818 2004

Working in 1940s Baltimore on an unprecedented technique for performing heart surgery on "blue babies", Dr. Alfred Blalock and lab technician Vivien Thomas form an impressive team.

PN 1995.9 .H5 T885 2000

Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when Black flyers are not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, through the brutal demands of their training, to the perils of flying over nations at war, the men they call "The Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest mission of their lives.