My Face is Black is True
In this groundbreaking book, an acclaimed historian resurrects the remarkable story of ex-slave Callie House who, 70 years before the Civil Rights movement, headed a demand for ex-slave reparations. Here is the fascinating story of a forgotten civil rights crusader: a woman who emerges as a courageous pioneering activist and a forerunner of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author: Mary Frances Berry
Published by: Vintage Books USA, 2006.