There's been many more activists, fighters, and courageous people in the fight for equality than just Martin Luther King and Harriet Tubman. Get the "411" on the African-Americans in military history, politics & government, the arts, church, sports, education and more. Arranged by historical time period, historical context is provided throughout; giving readers an engrossing portrait of what life was like at the times, and what was being done to further the lives of African-Americans who lived then. Facts, archival drawings, photographs, and notes are integrated into the chapter, while side-boxes provide definitions, "did you know" trivia, and "phat facts." "Fast-Forward" paragraphs provide connections between the times. Learn about everything from slave rebellions, to famous activists, to organizations, to events, and more. 131 pages, softcover, with index and timeline.
In a teen-friendly format with rich illustrations, famous quotes, "Phat Facts," and the "411," "Profiles in Black" highlights the names and events that forged the African-American experience in such categories as military history, education, sports, politics, the arts, and religion.
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