Guide to Black History
||(Win98SE/Me/2000/XP/Vista/Mac OS 10.2+) (Jewel Case)
Publisher: Britannica / SelectSoft Publishing
A Tribute to the Lives and Events
That Shaped History
The powerful Guide to Black History explores everything from
African culture to the civil rights movement, from legends in entertainment to
sports superstars, and from religious leaders to landmark achievements in
science, medicine, and education. It's the ultimate guide to black culture
throughout the ages.
More than 1,000 Enlightening Articles.
From art to reggae music to the Underground Railroad, the fascinating people,
places, and events that have contributed to African American heritage will
engage and amaze.
700 Illuminating Biographies. Get to
know Muhammad Ali, Ella Fitzgerald, Martin Luther King, Jr., Sidney Poitier,
Harriet Tubman, Desmond Tutu, Oprah Winfrey, and other influential artists,
athletes, leaders, and scientists.
750 Multimedia Clips and Images.
Watch video clips of the March on Washington, a high point of the civil rights
movement. Get a glimpse of the 1950s music scene in Chicago. Listen to art
historian Margaret Vendryes speak about the impact of the Harlem Renaissance on
the artists of today.
Learning Activities. Form a better
understanding of black history with unique learning activities covering topics
from slavery to sports.
Windows Requirements -
Win98SE/XP/Vista:Pentium® 350 MHz or faster processor ,128 MB
RAM minimum, Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher (or compatible browser), CD-ROM
drive 800x600 resolution, 16-bit color Sound card and speakers recommended,
Mac Requirements - Mac® OS 10.2
or higher:iMac® or G3 350 MHz or faster processor, 128 MB RAM
minimum, Safari 1.0 or higher (or compatible browser. Note: this application
does not work with Internet Explorer on the Mac), CD-ROM drive, 800x600
resolution, millions of colors, Sound card and speakers recommended, Printer
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