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The complete encyclopedia of African American history

Lean'tin L. Bracks (Editor), Jessie Carney Smith (Author, Editor), Nikki Giovanni (Author), Linda T. Wynn (Editor)
"The Complete Encyclopedia of African American history. This comprehensive resource explores the past, the progress, and the present of African Americans in four volumes, each building, complementing, and expanding on the previous volume" -- back cover
Print Book, English, 2014
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African American Publications, [Chalfont, PA], 2014
4 volumes : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
9781578595365, 9781578595389, 9781578595372, 9781578595396, 1578595363, 157859538X, 1578595371, 1578595398
[v. 1]. 400 years of achievement / Lean'tin Bracks, editor Africans in America
Civil rights
Business entrepreneurs/media
Performing and visual/applied arts
Science, technology, inventors, and explorers
Military. [v. 2]. Notable firsts / Jessie Carney Smith. Arts & entertainment
Civil rights and protest
Government : county & state
Government : Federal
Government : international
Government : local
Science and medicine
Writers. [v. 3]. Heroes and heroines / authors, Jessie Carney Smith, Nikki Giovanni
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. [v. 4]. Civil rights feats and facts / editors, Jessie Carney Smith, Linda T. Wynn. Arts and entertainment. Movements ; Artists ; Entertainers ; filmmakers ; Films ; Music ; Music entrepreneur ; Singers ; Literature ; Writers
Civil rights. Cities and towns ; Freedom celebrations ; Protests ; Race consciousness ; Speeches
Education. Colleges and universities ; Integration of colleges of universities ; Curriculum ; Educators ; Educators ; School desegregation ; Protest Training School
Journalism. Journalists ; Magazines ; News services ; Newspapers
Law and government. Attorneys ; Civil Rights Commission ; Civil rights laws and cases ; Executive order ; Federal Commission ; Federal officials
and intervention ; The military ; Prisons ; Resolutions
Organizations. Groups ; Leaders
Political activists. Abolitionists ; Civil rights activists ; Lynching victim ; Protest letter
Religion. Churches ; Leaders ; Religious education
Sports. Automobile racing ; Baseball ; Basketball ; Bowling ; Boxing ; Cycling ; Football ; Golf ; Horse racing ; Olympics ; Tennis ; Sports writers