By Walter Hawkins
This e-book presents pill biographies of 909 of the nation's such a lot outstanding African american citizens. The entries are prepared alphabetically, with all participants assembly normal standards for inclusion: They have been born or they spent their childhoods within the usa; they usually have performed a big half within the improvement of African American kids by way of serving as function versions. a person who died ahead of January 1, 1995, isn't integrated. Activists, artists, athletes, legal professionals, authors, enterprise vendors, educators, engineers, entertainers, govt officers, doctors, army leaders and scientists: every body during this ebook has performed a massive function in 20th-century the United States.
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