From Timbuktu to Katrina: Sources in African-American History, Volume 1

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SOURCES IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY, a new primary and secondary source reader, includes many selections that will be familiar to you, such as THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION or DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING'S LETTER FROM A BIRMINGHAM JAIL. However other documents such as Lucy Parson's 1886 speech, "I AM AN ANARCHIST" or AFRICAN AMERICANS AND ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY: A MANIFESTO are included precisely because the rarely gain exposure beyond the gaze of a handful of experts in a particular subfield of African American history. This two-volume reader begins with medieval readings from the continent of Africa up to readings related to the events of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 to encompass the enormous breadth and range of documents that reflect on African American life in the United States.

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QUINTARD TAYLOR, the Scott and Dorothy Bullitt Professor of American History at the University of Washington, is the author of over forty articles. His work on African American Western History, African American, African, Afro-Brazilian, and comparative ethnic history has appeared in the Western Historical Quarterly, Pacific Historical Review, Oregon Historical Quarterly, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Journal of Negro History, Arizona and the West, Western Journal of Black Studies, Polish-American Studies, and the Journal of Ethnic Studies, among other jourČnals. Taylor is currently serving on the Board of Trustees of the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle and The Idaho Black History Museum in Boise as well as HistoryLink Interactive History Project in Seattle. He is a former member of the Washington State Historical Society and the Governing Council of the American Historical Association. Taylor was a founding board member of the Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas, and has served in various capacities for the Western History Association, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, and the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association.

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