The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights
Author: Carole Boston Weatherford; Tim Ladwig (Illustrator)

The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights

Since the earliest days of slavery, African Americans have called on their religious faith in the struggle against oppression. The Beatitudesfrom Jesus' Sermon on the Mountform the backdrop for Weatherford's powerful free-verse poem that traces the journey from slavery to civil rights.

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