Long is the Way and Hard: 100 year anniversary of the NAACP edited by Kevern Verney & Lee Sartain, and Earl M. Maltz’s Slavery and the Supreme Court are must-reads for those long summer’s nights for their display of history, that is aligned with Harlem residents’ past and how they depict influence into Harlem’s present. Read Long is the Way and Hard:100 year Anniversary of the NAACP for July and Slavery and the Supreme Court for August and add some history to your Harlem Summer.
Long is the Way and Hard: 100 year Anniversary of the NAACP edited by Kevern Verney and Lee Sartain celebrates the NAACP by giving the reader a timeline from 1909 to the present of the organization’s history.
The authors present in paper form how a Long Way has been established by the NAACP and looks toward the future.
Earl M. Maltz’s Slavery and the Supreme Court features eight Supreme Court cases from 1825 to 1861 that had prolific effects on the future of slaves in the United States and still reflect influence upon African Americans today.
Review Earl M. Maltz biography.
Look out for Janee’s Canon reviewing these Books of the minute in the up and coming weeks.
Janee Victoria Nesbitt graduated from State University of New York at New Paltz with Bachelor’s Degrees in English and Black Studies. She wants to someday become a professor but at the moment is focusing on her writing. Janee spends most of her time reading books in a corner of her room, running and cooking. She’s a summer intern for Harlem World.