Maya Angelou recounts her coming of age story as a mature but apprehensive girl in the American South and California during the Jim Crow era.
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In Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poem “Sympathy,” Dunbar uses the experiences of a caged to bird to discuss the oppression of African Americans.
In “The Scottsboro Boys,” Jessica McBirney discusses the historic event in which nine black boys were wrongfully accused and convicted of assault.
“Self-Concept” introduces several psychology concepts that describe how people think about themselves.
Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) was an influential African American poet, the son of freed slaves, and friend of Frederick Douglass. In “We Wear the Mask,” Dunbar introduces the idea of hiding behind a metaphorical mask.
This article from National Public Radio reports on the life and success of Anna Julia Haywood Cooper, an American author, educator, prominent scholar, and one of the first black women to earn a doctoral degree in United States history.
This informational text explains how the murder of Emmett Till helped spark the Civil Rights Movement.
The informational text, “Japanese Relocation during World War II,” discusses the relocation and internment of Japanese Americans during WWII.
In “Mother to Son,” a mother utilizes metaphor to communicate the struggles she's faced and the importance of perseverance to her son.
This informational text discusses the different forms of peaceful protests that civil rights activists employed during their struggle for equality.