Contemporary quilters trace the path of black history in the US with 97 original works of art exploring ideas over the past 400 years. In chronological order, author Carolyn L. Mazloomi explores the quilt themes back to the first enslaved individuals and the brave souls marching for civil rights. Other quilts celebrate milestones and memories such as the first African American president, the first African American teacher and the first black man on Broadway. 69 artists contributed to the collection providing important stories and histories behind these quilts. 'And Still We Rise' by Carolyn L. Mazloomi, published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., hardcover with 208 pages.