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Black heroes of the 20th century

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Published by Visible Ink Press in Detroit, MI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Biography.,
    • Heroes -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesBlack heroes of the twentieth century
      StatementJessie Carney Smith, editor ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsSmith, Jessie Carney.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.96 .B5337 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 733 p. :
      Number of Pages733
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL690223M
      ISBN 101578590213
      LC Control Number97037308

      Black migration slowed considerably in the s, when the country sank into the Great Depressionbut picked up again with the coming of World War II and the need for wartime production. Spring As a young woman, Remond delivered antislavery speeches throughout the Northeast United States. While some groundbreaking heroes are well-known, there are many more unsung heroes worth celebrating—particularly African-American women. If Browder v.

      The Civil War has been immortalized in far too many works to cover here, but a few noteworthy ones include: Killer Angels by Michael Sharra, another Pulitzer prize-winner. But it is not a tale of steady progress. She later worked for a number of religious organizations, most notably the Young Women's Christian Association. Many other black women made important contributions to the abolitionist movement, too.

      InChisholm was elected as the first African-American Congresswoman, and later became one of the founding members of the Congressional Black Caucus. Originally established to educate freed slaves to read and write, the first of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities was Cheyney University in Pennsylvania, established in Recent scholarship suggests that the number of slaves she spirited away from the South may be less than once thought, but this in no way diminishes her courage and cleverness. A later renowned scientist was Percy Lavon Juliana research chemist and a pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants.


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