Notable Black American Women, Book 2
Jessie Carney Smith
VNR AG, 1996 - Reference - 775 pages
Complement's Notable Black American Women, with 300 additional women who have made significant contributions to American society and the world. Five hundred women were profiled in the original book. Each essay outlines significant achievements, and the public's response to those achievements.
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This book has left out one woman of importance, Septima Clark, who help to establish the adult education program for blacks in South Carolina. She also served as secretary of the NAACP with Martin Luther King before he became famous. She was an educator and civil rights activist. Her legacy deserves to be included in this important biography of Notable Black Woman.
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