More than 200 African American figures famous in fields such as acting, art, athletics, business, comedy, dancing, education, music, politics, publishing, religion, science, and writing are profiled in this comprehensive book. Included in a special section on up-and-coming African Americans are people such as Tiger Woods, Sammy Sosa, Halle Berry, Whoopi Goldberg, and Jessie Jackson, Jr. A section on often-overlooked figures includes Medgar Evers, Dorothy Height, and Dempsey Travis.
|Publisher:||African American Images|
|Edition description:||Third Edition, Third edition|
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.62(d)|
About the Author
Jawanza Kunjufu is the author of more than 65 books, including Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys and Good Brothers Looking for Good Sisters. He lives in Chicago. Erica Myles and Nichelle Wilson are writers who both live in Chicago.