The Greatest Black Achievers in History

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Lulu.com, Jun 13, 2014 - History - 722 pages
This book summarizes the lives of the great black people that have made great contributions to the lives of many Worldwide. The book has brief detailed biographies of black activists, scientists, educators, entertainers, musicians, inventors, politicians, authors, sportsmen & women, and others who have surpassed the normal to make historical marks on society. The biographical account of each individual provides relevant dates, events and achievements by the individual. There are pictures and excellent drawings that highlight particular moments in history. This is one of the greatest pieces of work on black history and it will appeal to everyone including, students, groups, universities, libraries, schools and anyone interested in history of black people in the World.
 

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Contents

Foreword
11
Authors Poets and Writers Chapter
14
Chapter
17
Chapter
21
Chapter
24
Chapter
30
Aimé Fernand David Césaire 19132008 14 Albert Chinualumogu Achebe 19302013 17 Alexander Murray Palmer Haley 19211992 21 Benjamin Ob...
61
Chapter 31
66
Chapter 52
168
Chapter 53
172
Chapter 54
175
Chapter 55
179
Chapter 56
183
Chapter 57
187
Chapter 58
191
Ella Josephine Baker 19031986 98 Frederick Lee Shuttleworth 19222011 100 George Padmore 19031959 102 Ida Bell WellsBarnett 18621931 105...
196

Olaudah Equiano 17451797 63 Phillis Wheatley 17531784 66 Quince Duncan 1940 68 Ralph Waldo Ellison 19141994 70 Richard Nathaniel Wrig...
96
Chapter 32
110
Chapter 34
112
Chapter 35
114
Chapter 36
118
Chapter 37
121
Chapter 38
124
Chapter 39
127
Chapter 40
131
Chapter 41
133
Chapter
134
Chapter 42
137
Chapter 43
139
Chapter 44
142
Chapter 45
145
Chapter 46
147
Chapter 47
149
Chapter 48
152
Chapter 49
154
Chapter 50
157
Chapter 51
163
Chapter
198
Gordon Parks 19122006 198 Chapter 61 Gregory Oliver Hines 19462003 202 Chapter 62 Hattie McDaniel 1895 1952 206 Chapter 63 Keenan Ivor...
324
Elijah J McCoy 1844 1929 326 Chapter 93 Ernest Everett Just 18831941 328 Chapter 94 Fred McKinley Jones 18931961 331 Chapter 95 Garrett A...
387
Politicians Lawyers and other Government Officials
389
Chapter 116
390
Chapter 117
393
Chapter 118
397
Chapter 119
399
Chapter 120
403
Chapter 121
405
Chapter 122
407
Daniel Chappie James Jr 19201978
411
Frederick Douglass 18181895 414 Félix Eboué 18841944 418 Haile Selassie 18921975 420 Jesse Jackson 1941 423 Kofi Annan 1938 426 Kwame ...
442
Minnie Joycelyn Elders 1933 444 Patrice Lumumba 19251961 446 Thurgood Marshall 19081993 449 Walter Rodney 19421980 452 William Hasti...
521
Louis Armstrong 19011971
526
Chapter 27
635
Marian Anderson 18971993 531 Grace Jones 536 Miles Davis 19261991 540 Nat King Cole 19191965 545 Ray Charles 19302004 550 Robert John...
650
Larry Doby 19232003
654
Chapter 59
667
Lennox Lewis 1965 658 Michael Jordan 1963 663 Michael Duane Johnson 1967 667 Muhammad Ali 1942 670 Pelé 1940 676 Satchel Paige 19061...
717
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