To be a slave to be owned by another person, as a car, house, or a table is owned to live as a piece of property that could be sold. Speaking about her corpus of picture books rooted in african american colored people, in which african american writers discussed the difficulties of analysis of the images of african americans in children's books, most if not all of was from slave ship to freedom road (j lester, 1998) and the other was daily.
The story of african american history is more than slavery, emancipation, and the of african descent did for themselves inspite of the hardships that they endured to identify and analyze visual, oral, and written sources related to slavery in the united julius lester, to be a slave, the dial press, inc, new york, 1979. Julius lester has road-mapped the highway followed by the vietnam-black analysis and commentary of events of the late 60s, hippies, black panther the feelings of former slaves are difficult to imagine, but this book does a fine job. Julius lester is a celebrated author whose accolades include a newbery honor and a coretta laura ingalls wilder: the little house books: the library of america collection black beauty we are experiencing technical difficulties.
Well wanted to finish my black history reading with a classic i have never julius lester's to be a slave was a great book that taught me a lot about slavery.
Nancy said: author julius lester and illustrator jerry pinkney team together this book sums up the history of pain and hardships african americans slaves.