Great African-American Women

Great African-American Women

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by Darryl Lyman
     
 

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The contributions made by African-American women to the arts, to sports, to government and politics--and, of course, to furthering the causes of racial and gender equality--have been monumental. From Selena Sloan Butler, who in 1911 established the first black parent-teacher association in the United States, to superstar Oprah Winfrey, who in 1998 was voted the most… See more details below

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The contributions made by African-American women to the arts, to sports, to government and politics--and, of course, to furthering the causes of racial and gender equality--have been monumental. From Selena Sloan Butler, who in 1911 established the first black parent-teacher association in the United States, to superstar Oprah Winfrey, who in 1998 was voted the most influential woman of the century, African-American women have helped shape not only America but the world at large.

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"Just to look at the book's cover will make you want to start reading. And once you start reading, you cannot put it down....A wonderful tribute to the pioneering spirit of African-American women."

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ISBN-13:
9780824604592
Publisher:
David, Jonathan Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/06/2005
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.90(d)

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