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Title Black heroes of the 20th century / Jessie Carney Smith, editor ; foreword by Nikki Giovanni.

Publication Info. Detroit, MI : Visible Ink Press, [1998]
1998

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Franklin Grove PL Stacks - FGLY-12  J 920.009 SMI    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  920.009296073 BLA    AVAILABLE
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  E185.96 .B5337 1998    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  920.009 BLA    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  920.009 BLA    AVAILABLE
Description xv, 733 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Hank Aaron -- Robert S. Abbott -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- Alvin Ailey -- Muhammad Ali -- Marian Anderson -- Maya Angelou -- Arthur Ashe -- Josephine Baker -- Ernie Banks -- Count Basie -- Romare Bearden -- Harry Belafonte -- Lerone Bennett Jr. -- Mary Berry -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- Julian Bond -- Arna Bontemps -- Edward W. Brooke -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- James Brown -- Ron Brown -- Ralph Bunche -- Nannie Helen Burroughs -- Sherian Grace Cadoria -- Stokely Carmichael -- Elizabeth Catlett -- Shirley Chisholm -- Kenneth B. Clark -- Septima Clark -- Eldridge Cleaver -- Johnnie Cochran -- Nat "King" Cole -- Annie J. Cooper -- Bill Cosby -- Dorothy Dandridge -- Angela Davis -- Benjamin O. Davis Sr. -- Sammy Davis Jr. -- The Delany sisters.
David N. Dinkins -- M.J. Divine (Father Divine) -- Aaron Douglas -- Charles R. Drew -- W.E.B. Du Bois -- Katherine Dunham -- Marian Wright Edelman -- Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds -- Joycelyn Elders -- Duke Ellington -- Medgar W. Evers -- Louis Farrakhan -- Ella Fitzgerald -- Aretha Franklin -- John Hope Franklin -- Marcus Garvey -- Henry Louis Gates Jr. -- Nikki Giovanni -- Whoopi Goldberg -- Berry Gordy -- Earl G. Graves -- William H. Gray III -- Bryant C. Gumbel -- Alex Haley -- Fannie Lou Hamer -- W.C. Handy -- Patricia Harris -- William H. Hastie -- Charlotte Hawkins Brown -- Dorothy Height -- Jimi Hendrix -- Lena Horne -- Charles Hamilton Houston -- Langston Hughes -- Zora Neale Hurston -- Jesse L. Jackson -- Michael Jackson.
Shirley Ann Jackson -- Mae C. Jemison -- Charles S. Johnson -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson -- James Weldon Johnson -- John H. Johnson -- Robert L. Johnson -- Quincy D. Jones -- Barbara Jordan -- Michael Jordan -- Percy L. Julian -- Ernest E. Just -- B.B. King -- Martin Luther King Jr. -- Jacob Lawrence -- Spike Lee -- Alain Locke -- Jackie "Moms" Mabley -- Haki Madhubuti -- Annie Turnbo Malone -- Thurgood Marshall -- James Meredith -- Kweisi Mfume -- Oscar Micheaux -- Florence Mills -- Toni Morrison -- Carol E. Moseley-Braun -- Elijah Muhammad -- Eddie Murphy -- Huey P. Newton -- Jesse Owens -- Charlie "Yardbird" Parker -- Gordon Parks -- Rosa Parks -- Bill Pickett -- Sidney Poitier -- Alvin F. Poussaint -- Adam Clayton Powell Jr. -- Colin L. Powell.
Leontyne Price -- Samuel DeWitt Procter -- A. Philip Randolph -- Paul Robeson -- Jackie Robinson -- Randall Robinson -- Carl T. Rowan -- Bayard Rustin -- Arthur A. Schomburg -- Betty Shabazz -- Charles Clinton Spaulding -- Mabel Keaton Staupers -- Mary Church Terrell -- William Monroe Trotter -- Rosina Tucker -- Melvin Van Peebles -- Madame C.J. Walker -- Denzel Washington -- Maxine Waters -- Faye Wattleton -- Robert C. Weaver -- Ida B. Wells Barnett -- Cornel West -- Walter White -- L. Douglas Wilder -- August Wilson -- Oprah Winfrey -- Tiger Woods -- Carter G. Woodson -- Richard Wright -- Malcolm X -- Andrew Young -- Coleman Young -- Whitney Moore Young Jr.
Summary Profiles 150 African-Americans who have made a lasting and profound impact on the American culture in the twentieth century.
Subject African Americans -- Biography.
Heroes -- United States -- Biography.
Geschichte 1900-1998.
Biographie.
United States.
Schwarze.
Added Author Smith, Jessie Carney, 1930-
Added Title Black heroes of the twentieth century
Other Form: Online version: Black heroes of the 20th century. Detroit, MI : Visible Ink Press, c1998 (OCoLC)669392275
ISBN 1578590213
9781578590216

 
    
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