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by Laura M. Williams

I am Sergeant Isaac Woodard, Jr.: How my story changed America


The descendants of Sgt. Isaac Woodard, Jr., honor his legacy by sharing his story, in his voice, through a children's book. The book is based on a true story of a forgotten decorated African-American Hero, on the fateful day of February 12, 1946, when a trip home changed America forever.

What followed is an incredible story of angst, courage and motivation on behalf of Sgt. Woodard, President Harry S. Truman, and Judge J. Waites Waring. This incident contributed to the Civil Rights Movement and quickly gained momentum.

Here Sgt. Isaac Woodard becomes a griot, sharing his story for children. This story illuminates the history of inequality for African-Americans in America, while recognizing the brave souls who have chosen to lend support and bring about positive change. Sergeant Woodard's story gives the young reader a glimpse of history, hope and faith in humanity.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Publisher: Ema Management
Published: 12/25/2020
ISBN: 9781735684208
Pages: 24
Weight: 0.83lbs
Size: 8.50h x 11.02w x 0.25d

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