Learn about the battle against discrimination and segregation, and the growth of the Civil Rights movement
Many people of African descent living in Britain and the USA today are linked by a common history: their ancestors were forced into slavery between the 16th and 19th centuries.
Their struggle to achieve civil rights - the rights of all people to social and political freedom - has been hard fought.
This book looks at the battle against discrimination and segregation, and the growth of the Civil Rights movement.
The Black History series brings together a wide range of events and experiences from the past to promote knowledge and understanding of black culture today.