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African American almanac : 400 years of triumph, courage and excellence / Lean'tin Bracks [print]

By: Bracks, Lean'tin L [author]Contributor(s): Smith, Jessie Carney [FOR]Material type: TextTextPublication details: Canton, Michigan : Visible Ink Press, [(c)2012. Description: xiii, 543 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1578593239; 9781578593231Subject(s): African American celebrities -- Biography | African Americans -- Biography | African Americans -- Dictionaries | African Americans -- Encyclopedias | African Americans -- History | African Americans -- Intellectual life | African Americans -- Social life and customs | REFERENCE/ AlmanacsLOC classification: E185.B797.A375 2012E185.B797.A375 2012COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
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Africans in America Civil rights Politics Education Religion Literature Business entrepreneurs/media Performing and visual/applied arts Music Science, technology, inventors, and explorers Sports Military.
Summary: This almanac is 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 mix of biographies (including 500 influential figures), little-known 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.--From publisher description.
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Africans in America Civil rights Politics Education Religion Literature Business entrepreneurs/media Performing and visual/applied arts Music Science, technology, inventors, and explorers Sports Military.

This almanac is 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 mix of biographies (including 500 influential figures), little-known 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.--From publisher description.

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