Famous Firsts Of Black Americans

Author: Sibyl Hancock
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
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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
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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.

Black Firsts

Author: Jessie Carney Smith
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 1578594243
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Sources: Hine, Black Women in America, vol. 2, pp. 743–44; Garrett, Famous
First Facts about Negroes, p. 148; Morais, The History of the Negro in Medicine, p
. 70; Smith, Notable Black American Women, pp. 720–21. received her schooling
from a free black woman and later from the woman's daughter, until she outgrew
her teachers. After that she used white children in the area as tutors. Sources:
Logan and Winston, Dictionary of American Negro Biography, p. 581; Garrett,
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Olympic Black Women

Publisher: Pelican Publishing
ISBN: 9781455609949
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She began compiling resource materials on unsung heroes in black history after
many of her students were unable to locate such information for school projects.
Her findings in the area of women in black history led to the writing of Famous
Firsts of Black Women, now in its second printing. She is formerly coeditor of
Library Trends and holds a master's and a specialist's degree in library media
services. Ronald Jones is a free-lance artist whose works include the 1992 New
Orleans ...

Women And Leadership

Author: Jean Lau Chin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405181370
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In 1977, after a long and distinguished career as an activist, lawyer, teacher, and
poet, Pauli Murray became the first Black woman to be ordained as a priest in the
Episcopal Church (Jacobs, 1993). Nearly 10 years later, in 1989, Barbara Harris
became the first Black woman consecrated bishop in the Episcopal Church.
Harris was a ... Toni Morrison was the first Black American to win the Nobel Prize
for literature in 1993 (Black women firsts, 1997; Famous Firsts, 2005). Clearly,
Black ...

American Black Women In The Arts And Social Sciences

Author: Ora Williams
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780810846609
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Famous Firsts of Black Americans. Illus., Shelton Miller. Gretna, LA: Pelican
Publishing Co., 1987. Murray, Florence. The Negro Handbook, 1946-47. New
York: Wyn, 1947. . The Negro Handbook, 1949. New York: Macmillan, 1949. New
York Public Library, Schomburg Collection. Dictionary Catalog of the Schomburg
Collection of Negro Literature and History. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1962. 1989
Calendar of Black Children. National Black Child Development Institute, 1463
Rhode Island ...

Hidden Figures Unerkannte Heldinnen

Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 3959676433
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Dies ist ihre Geschichte. "Mit dieser unglaublich mitreißenden und vielschichtigen Erzählung zeigt Shetterly ihr Können. Die Geschichte begeistert in allen Aspekten." Booklist

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 ...

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