Jesse Jackson civil rights activist by James Haskins

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Published by Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, NJ .

Written in English

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  • Jackson, Jesse, 1941- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Jackson, Jesse, 1941-,
  • African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Civil rights workers.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.

About the Edition

Presents the life, accomplishments, and goals of the civil rights activist and politician Jesse Jackson, from his childhood in North Carolina through his years in Chicago and Washington, D.C.

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Book details

StatementJames Haskins.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesAfrican-American biographies
ContributionsHaskins, James, 1941-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.97.J25 H35 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL46006M
ISBN 100766013901
LC Control Number99043813
OCLC/WorldCa42397199

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