Blum, who worked for Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation, takes a direct, unsentimental look at the Holocaust in her first novel. The narrative alternates between the present-day story of Trudy, a history professor at a Minneapolis university collecting oral histories of WWII survivors (both German and Jewish), and that of her aged but once beautiful German mother, Anna, who left her country when she married an American soldier.
Picture story book- This is a great book for older children to read about the holocaust. It has real facts, real stories of children in the holocaust. Teaches about history and teaches kids to be thankful for what the have and where they live today.
Women of Distinction - Jessye Norman, Opera Singer Four-time Grammy Award-winning American opera singer. A true dramatic soprano, Norman is associated in particular with the roles of Aïda, Cassandre, Alceste, and Leonora in Fidelio.
U.S.A. EDUCATION. HUMAN RIGHTS. Dr Anna Julia Cooper's Graduation Photo, 1923. (1858-1964) Born into enslavement but upon receiving her Ph.D in history from the University of Paris-Sorbonne in 1924, Cooper became the fourth African-American woman to earn a doctoral degree. Author, educator, speaker and one of the most prominent African-American scholars in United States history. She was also a prominent member of Washington, D.C.'s African-American community.
Leontyne Price (1927- )born Mary Violet Leontyne Price. Born and raised in the Deep South, she rose to international acclaim in the 1950s and 1960s, and was one of the first African Americans to become a leading artist at the Metropolitan Opera.