Learn about and be inspired by the unfrequented stories of Ona
Marie Judge, Vicente Guerrero, the Black Panthers, the Haitian
Revolution, Martin Luther King Junior’s “I Have a Dream”
speech, and more. Perfect for middle-grade readers!
history is a robust and multifaceted chapter in world history that is
often watered down. History books tend to highlight whitewashed
versions of African enslavement, the Civil Rights Movement, and other
“safe” topics that, while important, do not fully encapsulate the
experiences of the Black and African diaspora. By telling the stories
that are often omitted from history, Resistance Stories from Black
History for Kids sets out to show that the Black experience is
not only defined by marching and boycotting, but also through
rebellion and resistance.
about little-known facets, events, and figureheads from Black
Vicente Guerrero, the first Black North American president
One Marie Judge and her escape to freedom from George
Dr. Carter G. Woodson and the real reason he created Black History
The history of the “dap” and its roots in African tradition
Mansa Musa and his travels throughout the continent of Africa
And many more exciting stories!
by an expert educator highly experienced in historical analysis and
diversity, Resistance Stories from Black History for
Kids is the ultimate lesson in Black history that will empower
and inspire the youth through its retellings of the stories often
left by the wayside.