Black Firsts

Author: Jessie Carney Smith
Editor: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 1578594251
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Achievement engenders pride, and the most significant accomplishments involving people, places, and events in black history are gathered in Black Firsts: 4,000 Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Events.

Giant Word Search Puzzle Book Of Notable Black Firsts And Facts

Author: J. C. Wilson
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595347282
Size: 17,63 MB
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Author J. C. Wilson compiles 117 puzzles that cover over a thousand persons and items related to outstanding Black achievements throughout history. Look up, down, and diagonally to uncover a "hidden treasure" of the names of Black achievers in a wide range of interesting topics such as arts and entertainment, business, civil rights, communications, education, literature, politics, sports, and many more. Sharpen your pencils and test your wits as you delight in discovering new and exciting trivia facts about individual pioneers such as Hazel Scott, Biddy Mason, Nat Turner, Max Robinson, James Meredith, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Garrett A. Morgan, Shirley Chisholm, Joseph Willis, Jack Johnson, and many more. A brief achievements profile and biographical index at the end of Giant Word Search Puzzle Book of Notable Black Firsts and Facts provides quick information about all of the individuals featured throughout this compilation of brainteasers. The book also contains a fun multiple choice/true or false quiz that highlights many Black accomplishments. Every question and answer is challenging and educational!

Historic Black Firsts

Author: Empak Publishing Company Staff
Editor:
ISBN: 9780922162826
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Provides biographies of twelve black men and women who made notable contributions in the fields of government, law, the military, religion, medicine, sports, and the arts.

A Salute To Historic Black Firsts

Author: Richard L. Green
Editor: Empak Enterprises
ISBN: 9780922162079
Size: 14,68 MB
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Presents biographical sketches of twenty-four black men and women who made notable contributions in the fields of government, education, law, journalism, religion, medicine, sports, and the arts.

Famous Firsts Of Black Women

Author: Martha Ward Plowden
Editor: Pelican Publishing
ISBN: 9781455604098
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Freedom Facts And Firsts

Author: Jessie Carney Smith
Editor: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 1578592607
Size: 19,29 MB
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Spanning nearly 400 years from the early abolitionists to the present, this guide book profiles more than 400 people, places, and events that have shaped the history of the black struggle for freedom. Coverage includes information on such mainstay figures as Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Rosa Parks, but also delves into how lesser known figures contributed to and shaped the history of civil rights. Learn how the Housewives' League of Detroit started a nationwide movement to support black businesses, helping many to survive the depression; or discover what effect sports journalist Samuel Harold Lacy had on Jackie Robinson's historic entrance into the major leagues. This comprehensive resource chronicles the breadth and passion of an entire people's quest for freedom.

Famous Firsts Of Black Americans

Author: Sibyl Hancock
Editor: Pelican Publishing
ISBN: 9781455604081
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Biographies of twenty black men and women who made notable contributions in the fields of science, politics, sports, and the arts from the 1500's to the present.

Savannah S Black First Ladies Vol I

Author: Pamela Howard-Oglesby
Editor: Brenda L Roberts
ISBN: 1432731122
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Praise for Savannah's Black "First Ladies" "The women [profiled here] are valuable role models for women, young and old, to admire and emulate. It should be required reading for any participants in a program working with young women in Savannah and the surrounding area." -Otis S. Johnson, PhD., Mayor, City of Savannah "I found it to be informational, invigorating, and inspiring. It gives me the courage to take the high road in spite of challenges." -Annie P. Wimbish, Ed.D, Superintendent of Schools, Hattiesburg, MS "These compelling stories are inspiring and will serve to encourage women, especially little African-American girls, to embrace their personal power and forge forward." -Bernetta Bryant Anderson, President, Hudson Hill Community The phrase "never been done before" wasn't a roadblock for the women profiled in Savannah's Black First Ladies, Vol. 1. This remarkable collection of short biographies recognizes African-American women in Savannah, Georgia, who were pioneers in their chosen professions. You'll meet educators, police officers, politicians, doctors, and others who went where no one had gone before; in many cases, their professions were closed to women. The trials and tribulations that these women endured to fulfill their calling is a true testimony of their perseverance and strength. They chose not to give up or give in, but to press forward and see their dreams come to fruition-and in so doing, helped open doors for the generations of African-American women that followed.

African American Breakthroughs

Author: Jay P. Pederson
Editor: UXL
ISBN: 9780810394964
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Summaries by subject include the event and a brief biography of the individual involved in the hundreds of firsts by African Americans.

The First Black Boxing Champions

Author: Colleen Aycock
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 0786461888
Size: 18,88 MB
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This volume presents fifteen chapters of biography of African American and black champions and challengers of the early prize ring. They range from Tom Molineaux, a slave who won freedom and fame in the ring in the early 1800s; to Joe Gans, the first African American world champion; to the flamboyant Jack Johnson, deemed such a threat to white society that film of his defeat of former champion and “Great White Hope” Jim Jeffries was banned across much of the country. Photographs, period drawings, cartoons, and fight posters enhance the biographies. Round-by-round coverage of select historic fights is included, as is a foreword by Hall-of-Fame boxing announcer Al Bernstein.