100 African Americans Who Changed American History

100 African Americans Who Changed American History

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Profiles one hundred African Americans who have played vital roles in the shaping of American history, including Dred Scott, Toni Morrison, Harriet Tubman, Louis Armstrong, Jackie Robinson, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Contents: Crispus Attucks 1723-1770
Benjamin Banneker 1731-1806
Elizabeth Freeman 1742-1829
Phillis Wheatley 1753-1784
Paul Cuffe 1759-1817
Richard Allen 1760-1831
James Forten 1766-1842
Samuel E. Cornish and John Russwurm 1795-1858 and 1799-1851
Dred Scott 1795-1858
Sojourner Truth 1797-1883
Nat Turner 1800-1831
Martin R. Delany 1812-1885
Henry H. Garnet 1815-1882
Frederick Douglass 1817-1895
Harriet Tubman 1820-1913
Henry McNeal Turner 1834-1915
P. B. S. Pinchback 1837-1921
Robert Smalls 1839-1915
Elijah McCoy 1843-1929
Lewis Howard Latimer 1848-1928
George Washington Williams 1849-1891
Nat Love 1854-1921
T. Thomas Fortune 1856-1928
Booker T. Washington 1856-1915
Dr. Daniel Hale Williams 1856-1931
Granville T. Woods 1856-1910
Ida B. Wells-Barnett 1856-1910
Mary Church Terrell 1863-1954
George Washington Carver 1864-1943
Matthew Henson 1866-1955
Madame C.J. Walker 1867-1919
W.E.B. Du Bois 1868-1963
John Hope 1868-1936
Scott Joplin 1868-1917
Robert Abbott 1870-1940
James Weldon Johnson 1871-1938
Paul Laurence Dunbar 1872-1906
William M. Trotter 1872-1934
William Christopher Handy 1873-1958
Arthur Schomburg 1874-1938
Mary McLeod Bethune 1975-1955
Garrett A. Morgan 1875-1963
Carter G. Woodson 1875-1950
Jack Johnson 1878-1946
Oscar Micheaux 1884-1940
Marcus Garvey 1887-1940
Claude McKay 1889-1948
A. Philip Randolph 1889-1979
Mordecai W. Johnson 1890-1976
Bessie Coleman 1892-1926
Frederick McKinley Jones 1893-1961
Walter F. White 1893-1955
E. Franklin Frazier 1894-1962
Bessie Smith 1894-1937
Charles H. Houston 1895-1950
Banjamin E. Mays 1895-1984
Paul Robeson 1898-1976
Duke Ellington 1899-1974
Percy Lavon Julian 1899-1974
Louis Armstrong 1900-1971
Zora Neale Hurston 1901-1960
Roy Wilkins 1901-1981
Marian Anderson 1902-1993
Langston Hughes 1902-1967
Ralph Bunche 1904-1971
Dr. Charles R. Drew 1904-1950
Thurgood Marshall 1908-1993
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. 1908-1972
Richard Wright 1908-1960
Katherine Dunham b. 1909
Bayard Rustin 1910-1987
Rosa Parks b. 1913
Jesse Owens 1913-1980
Kenneth B. Clark b. 1914
Billie Holiday 1915-1959
Gwendolyn Brooks b. 1917
Ossie Davis b. 1917
Ruby Dee b. 1924
Fannie Lou Hamer 1970-1977
John H. Johnson b. 1918
Jackie Robinson 1919-1972
Daniel "Chappie" James, Jr. 1920-1978
Alex Haley 1921-1992
Whitney M. Young, Jr. 1921-1971
Leon Sullivan b. 1922
James Baldwin 1924-1987
Shirley Chisholm b. 1924
Malcolm X 1925-1965
Harry Belafonte b. 1927
Maya Angelou b. 1928
Lerone Bennett, Jr. b. 1928
Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929-1968
Lorraine Hansberry 1930-1965
Toni Morrison b 1931
Bill Cosby b. 1937
Colin Powell b. 1937
Marian Wright Edelman b. 1939
Wilma Rudolph 1940-1994
Bill Gray b. 1941
Jesse Jackson b. 1941
Muhammad Ali b. 1942
Publisher: Milwaukee : World Almanac Library, 2008, c2005
Edition: Upd. ed
Branch Call Number: 920.009296 B upd. ed
Characteristics: 112 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780836857672
0836857674

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