Unsung heroes of social justice by Todd Kortemeier

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Published by 12 Story Library in Mankato, MN .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Civil rights,
  • Civil rights workers,
  • Social justice,
  • Reformers,
  • Minorities

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From disability services advocates to civil rights march organizers, this book introduces remarkable individuals whose contributions to social justice were often overlooked. Colorful spreads full of photographs and sidebars support reader engagement and celebrate each hero s achievements.

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Statementby Todd Kortemeier
SeriesUnsung heroes, Unsung heroes
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27233296M
ISBN 101632353105
ISBN 109781632353108

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