By Walter Hawkins
This e-book presents tablet biographies of 909 of the nation's such a lot striking African americans. The entries are prepared alphabetically, with all members assembly common standards for inclusion: They have been born or they spent their childhoods within the usa; and so they have performed a major half within the improvement of African American childrens via serving as function versions. an individual who died earlier than January 1, 1995, isn't incorporated. Activists, artists, athletes, lawyers, authors, company vendors, educators, engineers, entertainers, executive officers, docs, army leaders and scientists: all people during this e-book has performed an immense function in 20th-century the US.
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African American Biographies, 3: Profiles of 909 Current Men and Women (v. 3) by Walter Hawkins
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