Black Firsts: 2,000 Years of Extraordinary Achievement

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Jessie Carney Smith
Gale Research, 1994 - Reference - 529 pages
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Significant accomplishments involving people, places and events in black history are chronicled in this study. It lists more than 3000 firsts spanning over 20 centuries, in every area of human endeavour. An eight-page, fold-out, removable timeline is included with the book.

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Contents

Arts Entertainment From Obscurity to Celebrityhood
1
New Enterprises Corporate Advancement
49
Civil Rights Protest 400 Years of Struggle
67
Government County State Pioneers
115
Government Federal Firsts
153
Local Heroes
189
Firsts in the Fourth Estate
219
Marching Up the Ranks
237
Group Firsts
271
Reaching New Spiritual Levels
299
Groundbreaking Breakthroughs
341
First Best Enduring
363
Published Prizewinning
409
Index by Year
423
Keyword Index
473
Copyright

A Variety of Milestones
255

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