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The three mothers : how the mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin shaped a nation / Anna Malaika Tubbs.

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Umatilla County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Milton-Freewater Public Library. (Show)

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Summary:

"In her groundbreaking and essential debut The Three Mothers, scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the three women who raised and shaped some of America's most pivotal heroes: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Milton-Freewater Public Library 920 Tubbs (Text) 37862000475806 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 04/08/2021 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 306.874 T88 (Text) 35178001849887 New Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 03/09/2021 Reshelving -
Hood River County Library 920 TUB 2021 (Text) 33892100720631 Adult New Books Book None 02/09/2021 Checked out 04/30/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250756121
  • ISBN: 125075612X
  • Physical Description: 261 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Flatiron Books, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-251) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Part I : the circumstances of our birth -- Part II : the denial of our existence -- Part III : our men and marriages -- Part IV : the birth of our children -- Part V : our trials, tribulations, and tragedies -- Part VI : loving our sons -- Part VII : losing our sons -- Part VIII : the circumstances of our death -- Conclusion : our lives will not be erased.
Summary, etc.:
"In her groundbreaking and essential debut The Three Mothers, scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the three women who raised and shaped some of America's most pivotal heroes: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: King, Alberta Williams, 1904-1974.
Little, Louise Langdon, 1897-1989.
Baldwin, Emma Berdis Jones, -1999.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 > Family.
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 > Family.
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 > Family.
African American mothers > Biography.
African American families > Biography.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century.
Racism > United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Race relations > History > 20th century.
HISTORY / United States / General.
Genre: Biographies.

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