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Ellington Was Not A Street

Author: Nelson, Kadir (Ilt)
Shange, Ntozake

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Format:Hardcover

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Ellington Was Not A Street : In a reflective tribute to the African-American community of old, noted poet Ntozake Shange recalls her childhood home and the close-knit group of innovators that often gathered there. These men of vision, brought to life in the majestic paintings of artist Kadir Nelson, lived at a time when the color of their skin dictated where they could live, what schools they could attend, and even where they could sit on a bus or in a movie theater. Yet in the face of this tremendous adversity, these dedicated souls and others like them not only demonstrated the importance of Black culture in America,


Category   Subject
Children Fiction   Poetry

Award:Coretta Scott King Award
ISBN 13:9780689828843
ISBN 10:0689828845
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:40
Size:12.35" l x 9.29" w x 0.43" h
Ages: 7 - 11
Grade Lvl: Non-Classifiable