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African American Almanac

400 Years of Triumph, Courage and Excellence

Author: Lean'tin Bracks

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 1578593808

Category: Social Science

Page: 560

View: 8833

The most complete and affordable singlevolume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America. A legacy of pride, struggle, and triumph spanning more than 400 years is presented through a fascinating mix of biographies—including more than 750 influential figures—littleknown or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, and 150 rare photographs and illustrations. Covering events surrounding the civil rights movement; African American literature, art, and music; religion within the black community; and advances in science and medicine, this reference connects history to the issues currently facing the African American community and provides a range of information on society and culture.

African American Almanac

Day-by-day Black History

Author: Leon Thomas Ross,Kenneth A. Mimms

Publisher: McFarland Publishing

ISBN: 9780786426294

Category: History

Page: 177

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A day-by-day account of major and minor events in African American history.

The African American Almanac

Author: L. Mpho Mabunda

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780810378674

Category: Reference

Page: 1270

View: 9182

Provides the history, growth, and achievements of African-Americans, with brief biographies of noted individuals in such areas as politics, sports, music, science, education, and religion.

African American Almanac

Author: Jay P. Pederson,Kenneth Estell

Publisher: UXL

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 609

View: 4031

African American life and culture -- from civil rights and the arts to sports and family -- is the subject of this work from U X L. Spanning more than 500 years in the history of black America, "African American Almanac" provides historical and current information on African American politics, society and culture. This 3-vol. set includes: Comprehensive data arranged in 26 subject chapters Chronologies, speeches, biographical profiles, legislation, essays and moreMore than 100 illustrations per volume A helpful glossary, selected bibliography and cumulative subject index

The African American Almanac

Author: Jessie Carney Smith,Joseph M. Palmisano

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780787617509

Category: Reference

Page: 1360

View: 5942

Provides a range of historical and current information on African American history, society and culture, and includes chronoligies, biographical profiles and more.

African American Almanac: History

Author: Jay P. Pederson,Kenneth Estell

Publisher: UXL

ISBN: 9780810392403

Category: African Americans

Page: 609

View: 1471

A comprehensive range of historical and current information on African American life and culture.

African American Almanac: Culture

Author: Jay P. Pederson,Kenneth Estell

Publisher: UXL

ISBN: 9780810392427

Category: African Americans

Page: 609

View: 1535

A comprehensive range of historical and current information on African American life and culture.

The African American Almanac

Author: Jessie Carney Smith,Joseph M. Palmisano

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780787617509

Category: Reference

Page: 1360

View: 8525

Provides a range of historical and current information on African American history, society and culture, and includes chronoligies, biographical profiles and more.

The African American Almanac

Author: Brigham Narins

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780787640217

Category: Reference

Page: 1468

View: 1314

Presents a comprehensive reference work on the historical contributions, accomplishments, and current status of African Americans in a variety of professional fields from entertainment to politics.

The African American Almanac

Author: Jeffrey Lehman

Publisher: UXL

ISBN: 9780787640200

Category: Reference

Page: 1500

View: 9024

A comprehensive reference work on the historical contributions, accomplishments, and current status of African Americans in a variety of professional fields from entertainment to politics.

The African American Almanac

Author: Gale

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 9781414445472

Category: History

Page: 1601

View: 6817

Presents a comprehensive reference work on the historical contributions, accomplishments, and current status of African Americans in a variety of professional fields from entertainment to politics.

The African American Almanac

Author: L. Mpho Mabunda

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780810378674

Category: Reference

Page: 1270

View: 7107

Provides the history, growth, and achievements of African-Americans, with brief biographies of noted individuals in such areas as politics, sports, music, science, education, and religion.

The African American Almanac

Author: Jessie Carney Smith,Joseph M. Palmisano

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780787617509

Category: Reference

Page: 1360

View: 7698

Provides a range of historical and current information on African American history, society and culture, and includes chronoligies, biographical profiles and more.

The African American Almanac

Author: Jeffrey Lehman

Publisher: UXL

ISBN: 9780787640200

Category: Reference

Page: 1500

View: 5295

A comprehensive reference work on the historical contributions, accomplishments, and current status of African Americans in a variety of professional fields from entertainment to politics.

Encyclopedia of African-American Heritage

Author: Susan Altman,Joel Kemelhor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780816041251

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 353

View: 4513

Short entries describe places, political movements, cultures, events, and figures significant to African and African American history.

Family Affair

What It Means to be African American Today

Author: Gil L. Robertson

Publisher: Agate Publishing

ISBN: 1572846518

Category: Social Science

Page: 432

View: 6964

Handy African American History Answer Book

Author: Jessie Carney Smith

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 157859488X

Category: Social Science

Page: 432

View: 5877

Walking readers through a rich but often overlooked part of American history, this compendium addresses the people, times, and events that influenced and changed African American history. An overview of major biographical figures and history-making events is followed by a deeper look at the development in the arts, entertainment, business, civil rights, music, government, journalism, religion, science, sports, and more. Mimicking the a broad range of the African American experience, showcasing interesting insights and facts, this helpful reference answers a wide variety of questions including What is the significance of the Apollo Theater? What were the effects of the Great Depression on black artists? Who were some of America’s early free black entrepreneurs? What is the historical role of the barbershop in the African American community? and What was Black Wall Street? Blending trivia with historical review in an engaging question-and-answer format, this book is perfect for browsing and is ideal for history buffs, trivia fans, students and teachers and anyone interested in a better and more thorough understanding of history of black Americans.

African American Firsts

Famous Little-Known and Unsung Triumphs of Blacks in America

Author: Joan Potter

Publisher: Dafina Books

ISBN: 0758241666

Category: Social Science

Page: 458

View: 6542

Offers a look at African-Americans who achieved major firsts in such areas as journalism, entertainment, the military, history, and politics, noting the dates of each event.

Encyclopedia of African American Politics

Author: Robert C. Smith

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438130198

Category: African Americans

Page: 433

View: 3967

An A to Z presentation of over 400 articles on African American politics and notable people, from the abolitionist movement to Whitney Young.

The New York public library African American desk reference

Author: New York Public Library,Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

ISBN: 9780471239246

Category: Reference

Page: 606

View: 3311

Presents a timeline of African-American history and identifies important people and events

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