Famous Firsts Of Black Americans

Author: Sibyl Hancock
Publisher: 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.

African American Firsts 4th Edition

Author: Joan Potter
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 0758292422
Size: 26.86 MB
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" --School Library Journal "I recommend this book, a tool with innumerable possibilities which will help individuals understand. . .the contributions and inventions of African Americans.

Famous Firsts Of Scottish Americans

Author: June Skinner Sawyers
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
ISBN: 9781565541221
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Presents the contributions of native-born Scots and Scottish Americans to the history of the United States, including those of astronaut Neil Armstrong and inventor Thomas Edison

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.

Famous Firsts Of Black Women

Author: Martha Ward Plowden
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
ISBN: 9781455604098
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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
about her future and describing goals far greater than those she usually allowed
herself to ...

African Americans Today

Author: Stephanie Kuligowski
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781433316883
Size: 40.40 MB
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Changing the Laws As an African American lawyer in the 1950s, Thurgood
Marshall worked to end segregation. , He won the Brown v. Board of y A' ' .115. ', '
i " ' ' ' Education case in 1954. That -- i ' - " I victory ended legal segregation in
public schools. He successfully challenged many other"separate but equal" laws.
In 1967, he became the first African American justice on the United States
Supreme Court. . "I Famous First General Colin Powell shakes hands with crew
members ...

America S First Black Socialist

Author: Nikki M. Taylor
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813140994
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Autobiography and Historical Memory In early 1885, Peter Humphries Clark
relayed his life story to Timothy Thomas Fortune, editor of the African American
journal the New York Freeman. ... history.2 In that issue of the Freeman, Clark
briefly recounted how his maternal grandfather, S amuel Humphries, a teamster
by trade, had traveled to Erie, Pennsylvania, to help build the famous fleet of
ships that Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry used to defeat the British during the
War of 1812.

Notable Black American Women

Author: Jessie Carney Smith
Publisher: VNR AG
ISBN: 9780810391772
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Douglass continued in his letter, now in the possession of Majors's great-
granddaughter, Eleanor Boswell-Raine of El Sobrante, California, that he had
seen “no book of importance written by a Negro woman” and that he knew “of no
one among us who can appreciably be called famous.' ' Obviously he dismissed
Phillis Wheatley, who in 1773 published Poems on Various Subjects, Religious
and Moral and was the first black woman and the second woman in America to
publish a ...

Icons Of Black America

Author: Matthew C. Whitaker
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313376425
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This stunning collection of essays illuminates the lives and legacies of the most famous and powerful individuals, groups, and institutions in African American history. * 100 alphabetically arranged profiles, each accompanied by a ...