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5 edition of Growing up African American found in the catalog.

Growing up African American

struggling through the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow segregation

by Garnett S. Huguley

  • 210 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by 1stBooks Library in Bloomington, IN .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Richmond (Ky.),
  • Kentucky,
  • Richmond
    • Subjects:
    • Huguley, Garnett S.,
    • African Americans -- Social conditions.,
    • African Americans -- Segregation.,
    • Slavery -- United States -- Psychological aspects.,
    • African Americans -- Cultural assimilation.,
    • African Americans -- Kentucky -- Richmond -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Race relations.,
    • Richmond (Ky.) -- Race relations.,
    • Richmond (Ky.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-224).

      Other titlesStruggling through the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow segregation
      Statementby Garnett S. Huguley.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.86 .H85 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3694817M
      ISBN 101410763765, 1410763757
      LC Control Number2003094101
      OCLC/WorldCa54764152

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