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African American millionaires

Author: Otha Richard Sullivan; James Haskins
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2005.
Series: Black stars (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. Sullivan has written a powerful book that can serve to inspire and challenge all youth and adults to rise above their circumstances. It profiles thirty black entertainers, sports stars, entrepreneurs, and others who have achieved financial success and given back to the community. African American Millionaires is a must-have for every home library. William E. Wilson, Executive Director, Jos-Arz Academy,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Otha Richard Sullivan; James Haskins
ISBN: 0471469289 9780471469285 9781119133216 1119133211
OCLC Number: 55738211
Description: ix, 158 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: William Alexander Leidesdorff, 1810-1848 --
Mary Ellen Pleasant, 1814-1904 --
Bridget "Biddy" Mason, 1818-1891 --
Anthony Overton, 1864-1946 --
Abraham Lincoln Lewis, 1865-1947 --
Madame C.J. Walker, 1867-1919 --
Annie Turnbo Malone, 1869-1957 --
Robert S. Abbott, 1870-1940 --
George Baker "Father Divine", 1879-1965 --
Arthur George Gaston, 1892-1906 --
S.B. Fuller, 1905-1988 --
John H. Johnson, 1918 --
Crispus Attucks Wright, 1913-2001 --
Matel "Mat" Dawson, 1922-2002 --
Ray Charles, 1930 --
Quincy Jones, 1933 --
Earl G. Graves, 1935 --
Joe L. Dudley, 1937 --
Bill and Camille Cosby, 1937, 1944 --
Eddie Brown, 1940 --
Reginald F. Lewis, 1942-1993 --
Don Barden, 1943 --
Robert L. Johnson, 1946 --
Willie Gary, 1947 --
Oprah Winfrey, 1954 --
Spike Lee, 1957 --
Russell Simmons, 1957 --
Earvin Magic Johnson, 1959 --
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, 1959 --
Trish Millines, 1958 --
Sean "Puffy" Combs (P. Diddy), 1969 --
Tyra Banks, 1973 --
Tiger Woods, 1975.
Series Title: Black stars (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Otha Richard Sullivan ; Jim Haskins, general editor.
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Wiley's Black Stars series introduces children of every background to African Americans who achieved greatness despite the odds. This new volume profiles 30 black entertainers, sports stars,  Read more...

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