Casey King is a writer and an award-winning documentary filmmaker who founded the Tanner Film Group, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting racial harmony through the media. He has taught in Washington, DC, schools. Linda Barrett Osborne is an award-winning short story writer, an editor, and a book reviewer for both The Washington Post and the New York Times. She has written This Land is Our Land, Traveling the Freedom Road, Miles to Go for Freedom, Come on In, America, and many more.
"This book is important for the stories it tells, the pictures it shows, and especially for its prevailing message."--School Library Journal (starred review) "The essays are sophisticated...but the interviews will grab elementary-grade readers."--Booklist "This is must reading for all who are interested in America's struggle for racial justice, then and now."--Henry Louis Gates, Jr.