Great Negroes, Past and Present. Volume Two
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.
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