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100 greatest African Americans : a biographical encyclopedia

Author: Molefi Kete Asante
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Presents brief biographical sketches of such prominent African Americans as Marian Anderson, Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall, Jesse Owens, and Booker T. Washington.

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Biography Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Asante, Molefi K., 1942-
100 greatest African Americans.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2002
Online version:
Asante, Molefi K., 1942-
100 greatest African Americans.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2002
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Molefi Kete Asante
ISBN: 1573929638 9781573929639
OCLC Number: 48920322
Description: 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Hank Aaron --
Ira Aldridge --
Muhammad Ali --
Richard Allen --
Marian Anderson --
Maya Angelou --
Arthur Ashe --
Crispus Attucks --
James Baldwin --
Benjamin Banneker --
Amiri Baraka --
Romare Bearden --
Mary McLeod Bethune --
Guion Bluford --
Arna Bontemps --
Edward W. Brooke --
Gwendolyn Brooks --
Blanche K. Bruce --
Ralph Bunche --
George Washington Carver --
Shirley Chisholm --
Kenneth B. Clark --
John Henrik Clarke --
John Coltrane --
Bill Cosby --
Alexander Crummell --
Countee Cullen --
Benjamin O. Davis Jr. --
Martin R. Delany --
Frederick Douglass --
Charles Drew --
W.E.B. Du Bois --
Paul Laurence Dunbar --
Katherine Dunham --
Duke Ellington --
James Forten --
John Hope Franklin --
Henry Highland Garnet --
Marcus Garvey --
Prince Hall --
Fannie Lou Hamer --
Lorraine Hansberry --
Dorothy Height --
Matthew Henson --
Charles Houston --
Langston Hughes --
Zora Neale Hurston --
Jesse Jackson --
Mae Jemison --
Jack Johnson --
James Weldon Johnson --
John H. Johnson --
Percy Julian --
Ernest Just --
Maulana Karenga --
Martin Luther King Jr. --
Edmonia Lewis --
Alain Locke --
Joe Louis --
Thurgood Marshall --
Benjamin E. Mays --
Elijah McCoy --
Claude McKay --
Oscar Micheaux --
Dorie Miller --
Garrett Morgan --
Toni Morrison --
Elijah Muhammad --
Jesse Owens --
Rosa Parks --
Adam Clayton Powell --
Colin Powell --
A. Philip Randolph --
Hiram Revels --
Paul Robeson --
Jackie Robinson --
John Russwurm --
Arturo Schomburg --
Benjamin "Pop" Singleton --
Mary Church Terrell.
Other Titles: One hundred greatest African Americans
Responsibility: Molefi Kete Asante.
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Includes 100 people who range from former slaves such as Crispus Attucks and Phillis Wheatley to more contemporary individuals such as Amiri Baraka and Toni Morrison. This book summarizes the  Read more...


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