Black Firsts

Author: Jessie Carney Smith
Publisher: 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
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595347282
Size: 35.23 MB
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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.

African American Breakthroughs

Author: Jay P. Pederson
Publisher: UXL
ISBN: 9780810394964
Size: 10.28 MB
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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.

Black Firsts

ISBN: 9781782688785
Size: 64.25 MB
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Tells stories of barrier-breaking pioneers in all fields-arts, entertainment, business, civil rights, education, government, inventing, journalism, religion, science, sports, and more.

A Salute To Historic Black Firsts

Author: Richard L. Green
Publisher: Empak Enterprises
ISBN: 9780922162079
Size: 10.41 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
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
ISBN: 9781455604098
Size: 12.20 MB
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Martha Ward Plowden. to whom President Roosevelt gave important government
assignments. Then she asked him how many African-American women did he
know of in politics and in the United States Congress? The professor told her
none, but there's got to be a first sometime, and he felt that she was the right
person. Shirley was speechless, because she seldom confided her hopes and
ambitions to anyone, and here was this white man, a college professor, who was
talking to her ...

The Joe Bostic Story

Author: George L. Hiss
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1420860771
Size: 67.75 MB
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Much is made of the fact that Joe Bostic was a man of "firsts," as a member of the black community.

The First Black Boxing Champions

Author: Colleen Aycock
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786449918
Size: 45.39 MB
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4 Even more important to history, Dixon was one of the first sport celebrities to
become a force for social change on American soil. Unlike those of many of the
early black boxers, Dixon's history-making accomplishments were noted during
his lifetime. In 1897, founding Cincinnati Enquirer sport editor J. B. McCormick,
known as “Macon,” recorded his 50-year experiences at ringside. The scribe said
of Dixon, “There were brave men before Agamemnon and there were Negro
pugilists ...

Savannah S Black First Ladies Vol I

Author: Pamela Howard-Oglesby
Publisher: Brenda L Roberts
ISBN: 1432731122
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... to the eastside of town twice, and also bused to a nearby neighborhood to
attend school. For a period of time, she attended two evening sessions at school (
from 12:00 noon until 5:30 p.m.). Now what was sad about this situation is, there
was an elementary school three blocks around the corner from her home, but she
couldn't attend school there because it was for “whites only.” In June 1971, this
young lady graduated from Tompkins High 22 n savannah's blaCkfirst Ladies”,
vol. 1.

Black Men On Race Gender And Sexuality

Author: Devon Carbado
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814715524
Size: 50.34 MB
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What he's saying is 'Well, the niggers can't understand the question of perjury in
the first place. The only thing they can understand is, 'He called you a nigger.'” He
alludes to Ebony's fixation on “black firsts”—the magazine's spotlight coverage of
the first black to do this or that—and fantasizes the appropriate Ebony accolade. “
They can feature him on the cover as 'The first Negro to kill a white woman and
get away with it,'” he offers acidly. Then he imagines Farrakhan introducing him ...