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Roots
DVD
2007
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Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil ...

Roots. Disc 1, Episode 1
DVD
2011
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In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte, son of Omoro and Binta, distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals. But he does not enjoy his new status long: slave traders sweeping the countryside seize him. Chained with ot...

Roots. Disc 3, Episode 3
DVD
2011
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In 1776, a nation fights for freedom-- but not for all. Kunta Kinta escapes again and is crippled by slave catchers. He marries, gains a daughter and loses his long-time friend, Fiddler. Another chance for escape arises,...

Roots. Disc 2, Episode 2
DVD
2011
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Despite a violent rebellion, the slave ship Lord Ligonier completes its voyage and Kunta Kinte endures the indignity of an Annapolis slave auction. Fiddler, the slave in charge of Kunta's training, becomes his only frien...

Je sais pourquoi chante l'oiseau en cage —Angelou, Maya, 1928-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2013

Récit autobiographique d'une jeune Noire. L'histoire d'une enfance dure et pauvre, mais aussi "d'une vraie enfance pleine de tendresse", dans le sud des États-Unis puis dans les bas-fonds de la côte ouest. Une série ...

I know why the caged bird sings —Angelou, Maya, 1928-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2006

An autobiography of the childhood and adolescence of a black girl in rural Arkansas, St. Louis, and San Francisco. She is a strong and sensitive young woman who endures and overcomes many horrors in her life. Followed by...

The heart of a woman —Angelou, Maya, 1928-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2011

The fourth part of an autobiography of Maya Angelou. Maya becomes immersed in the world of black writers and artists in Harlem, working in the civil rights movement with Martin Luther King. Sequel to Singin and swingin a...

Roots. Disc 4, Episode 4
DVD
2011
1 available of 3 items

At age 16, Kizzy is sold and bears her first new master's son, who grows up to become fun-loving Chicken George. Yearning to see her parents, Kizzy is comforted by Samuel Bennett, but they are ill-matched. When she retur...

Mother a cradle to hold me —Angelou, Maya, 1928-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2007

Poet Maya Angelou celebrates the first woman she ever knew: her mother. From the beginning of their relationship, through teenage rebellion and adulthood, Angelou praises her patience, knowledge, and compassion. 2006.

Roots. Discs 6 & 7, Episode 6
DVD
2011
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"Episode 6" The Civil War is over but night riders terrorize ex-slaves. By marking his clients' horseshoes, Tom identifies the raiders but endangers his own life. Chicken George, who fought for the Union, rejoins his fam...

Gather together in my name —Angelou, Maya, 1928-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2009

Angelou writes about her son, affairs and a series of transient jobs. Sequel to I know why the caged bird sings, followed by Singin and swingin and gettin merry like Christmas. 1985.

Roots. Disc 5, Episode 5
DVD
2011
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Chicken George is sent to England as payment for his owner's gambling debt. Fourteen years later, he returns home a free man, a status that has a profound effect on the family begun by Kunta Kinte. The Civil War erupts; ...

Roots. Discs 3-4
DVD
2007
2 available of 2 items

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil ...

Singin' and swingin' and gettin' merry like Christmas —Angelou, Maya, 1928-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2011

At twenty-one Maya Angelou's life has a double focus - music and her son. Working in a record store at the start of this third volume of autobiography, she is on the edge of new worlds: marriage, show business and, in 1...

I know why the caged bird sings —Angelou, Maya, 1928-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2006

An autobiography of the childhood and adolescence of a black girl in rural Arkansas, St. Louis, and San Francisco. She is a strong and sensitive young woman who endures and overcomes many horrors in her life. Followed by...

All God's children need traveling shoes —Angelou, Maya, 1928-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2008

The author describes her odyssey to Ghana in the 1960s, meant as a return to her African roots. Over a few years she transformed herself by learning to speak Fanti, dressing in Ghanian style and delving into politics. Bu...

Gather together in my name —Angelou, Maya, 1928-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2009

Angelou writes about her son, affairs and a series of transient jobs. Sequel to I know why the caged bird sings, followed by Singin and swingin and gettin merry like Christmas. 1985.

And still I rise —Angelou, Maya, 1928-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2014

A book of verse by a black writer who celebrates life, love, womanhood, and remembrance. c1978.

Mother a cradle to hold me —Angelou, Maya, 1928-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2007

Poet Maya Angelou celebrates the first woman she ever knew: her mother. From the beginning of their relationship, through teenage rebellion and adulthood, Angelou praises her patience, knowledge, and compassion. 2006.

All God's children need traveling shoes —Angelou, Maya, 1928-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2008

The author describes her odyssey to Ghana in the 1960s, meant as a return to her African roots. Over a few years she transformed herself by learning to speak Fanti, dressing in Ghanian style and delving into politics. Bu...

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