African American Almanac: 400 Years of Triumph, Courage and Excellence
The most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America. A legacy of pride, struggle, and triumph spanning more than 400 years is presented through a fascinating mix of biographies?including more than 750 influential figures?little-known or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, and 150 rare photographs and illustrations. Covering events surrounding the civil rights movement; African American literature, art, and music; religion within the black community; and advances in science and medicine, this reference connects history to the issues currently facing the African American community and provides a range of information on society and culture.
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The African American almanacUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Edited by Carney Smith (African American Breakthroughs: 500 Years of Black Firsts) and Palmisano (Notable Hispanic American Women), this weighty resource offers a wealth of information related to the ... Read full review
Review: African American Almanac: 400 Years of Triumph, Courage and ExcellenceUser Review - Sandi Jones - Goodreads
A complete and thorough resource filled with illustrations and profiles. Each chapter begins with a narrative history that's entertaining and useful. The content is exhaustive, including both facts and lesser-known details. Read full review