Pioneers in protest
“Without being preachy or pedantic, Bennett warmly relates the conviction, the determination, the achievements-indeed-the heroism of 20 men and women who began the fight which ultimately led to the revolution taking place in America today.”-Philadelphia Bulletin.
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ROUSE THE DAWN CrispUS Attucks
the stargazer Benjamin Banneker
colonial catalyst Prince Hall
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