On The Shoulders Of Giants: My Journey Through The Harlem Renaissance (Hardcover) -Available Feb 2007 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld

On The Shoulders Of Giants: My Journey Through The Harlem Renaissance (Hardcover) -Available Feb 2007 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld
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From 1920 to 1940, the Harlem Renaissance produced a bright beacon of light that paved the way for African Americans all over the country. The unapologetic writings of W. E. B. Du Bois and Marcus Garvey, the fervent fiction and poetry of Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes, the groundbreaking art of Aaron Douglas and William H. Johnson, and the triumphant music of Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong gave voice and expression to the thoughts and emotions that Jim Crow segregation laws had long sought to stifle.In On the Shoulders of Giants, indomitable basketball star and bestselling author and historian Kareem Abdul-Jabbar invites readers on an extraordinarily personal journey back to his birthplace, through one of the greatest political, cultural, literary, and artistic movements in our history, revealing the tremendous impact the Harlem Renaissance had on both American culture and his own life. Beginning with the rise of the Harlem Rens as pioneers of professional basketball, Karee

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Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster; 1st edition (January 30, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 1416534881 ISBN-13: 978-1416534884 Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.4 x 1 inches Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds