Michael G. Long

Longlist, 2023 National Book Awards

Michael G. Long is the author and editor of several books on LGBTQ rights, nonviolent protests, and civil rights history.
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More Than a Dream: The Radical March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

ISBN 9780374391744 Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers / Macmillan Publishers

Hailed as “an essential reeducation on one of the most consequential events in US history” by Ibram X. Kendi, this gripping middle-grade account offers a fresh look at the groundbreaking 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom by spotlighting the protest’s radical roots and the underappreciated role of Black women—includes a wealth of contemporary black-and-white photos throughout. More about this book >

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Michael G. Long

Michael G. Long is the author and editor of several books on LGBTQ rights, nonviolent protests, and civil rights history. He is the co-author with Yohuru Williams of More Than a Dream: The Radical March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom; Call Him Jack: The Story of Jackie Robinson, Black Freedom Fighter; and Let Us March On: James Weldon Johnson and the Silent Protest Parade. Long’s commentary about civil rights has appeared in many national media outlets such as USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the AFRO, and ESPN.

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