African American Heroes

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African American Almanac African American Almanac: 400 Years of Triumph, Courage and Excellence
by Lean'tin Bracks, PhD

A wealth of milestones, inspiration, and challenges met. . . The most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African... Read More »

ISBN: 9781578593231
Published 2012
$22.95
Black Firsts 3e Black Firsts: 4,000 Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Events, Third Edition
by Jessie Carney Smith, Ph.D.

Achievement engenders pride, and the most significant accomplishments involving people, places, and events in black history are gathered in Black... Read More »

ISBN: 9781578593699
Published 2013
$24.95
Black Heroes Black Heroes
by Jessie Carney Smith, Ph.D.

"If there is no struggle, there is no progress," wrote Frederick Douglass. "This struggle may be a moral one; or it may be a physical one; or it may... Read More »

ISBN: 9781578591367
Published 2001
$29.95
Freedom Facts and Firsts Freedom Facts and Firsts: 400 Years of the African American Civil Rights Experience
by Jessie Carney Smith, Ph.D. and Linda T Wynn

Spanning nearly 400 years from the early abolitionists to the present, this guide book profiles more than 400 people, places, and events that have... Read More »

ISBN: 9781578591923
Published 2009
$24.95
Handy African American The Handy African American History Answer Book
by Jessie Carney Smith, Ph.D.

A Celebration of Accomplishments Walking you through a rich but often overlooked part of American history, this compendium addresses the... Read More »

ISBN: 9781578594528
Published 2013
$21.95
Black Firsts 3e
ISBN: 9781578593699
Published 2013
$24.95

Black First of the Day:

Who was the first known black to graduate from an American college?

  • By 1860 only about twenty-eight blacks had received baccalaureate degrees from American colleges.
  • He later taught.
  • He went on to become one of the first blacks elected to a state legislature.
  • He received a bachelor's degree from Middlebury College in Vermont.

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