eBook Icons Of Black America: Breaking Barriers And Crossing Boundaries, 1st Edition

  • Matthew C. Whitaker
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  • ISBN-10: 0313376433
  • ISBN-13: 9780313376436
  • DDC: 920.009296
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1122 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

Muhammad Ali, Jay-Z, Toni Morrison, Barack Obama, Rosa Parks, Lena Horne. Each has become an icon recognized as outstanding in his or her chosen field. There are many more like them, both people and institutions, that have made their mark on American culture. These are their stories.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
List of Photos.
Series Foreword.
Foreword.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Ali, Muhammad (1942–).
2: Angelou, Maya (1928–).
3: Apollo Theater.
4: Armstrong, Louis (1901–1971).
5: Ashe, Arthur (1943–1993).
6: Baker, Ella (1903–1986).
7: Baker, JoséPhine (1906–1975).
8: Baldwin, James (1924–1987).
9: Barkley, Charles (1963–).
10: Belafonte, Harry (1927–).
11: Berry, Halle (1968–).
12: Bonds, Barry (1964–).
13: Braun Moseley, Carol (1947–).
14: Bunche, Ralph (1903–1971).
15: Carmichael, Stokely (Kwame Ture) (1941–1998).
16: Carver Washington, George (1864–1943).
17: Charles, Ray (1930–2004).
18: Chisholm, Shirley (1924–2005).
19: Cosby, Bill (1937–).
20: Dandridge, Dorothy (1922–1965).
21: Davis, Angela(1944–).
22: Davis, Miles (1926–1991).
23: Davis, Sammy, Jr. (1925–1990).
24: Douglass, Frederick (1818–1895).
25: Du Bois, W. E. B. (1868–1963).
26: Ellington, Duke (1899–1974).
27: Ellison, Ralph (1913–1994).
28: Farrakhan, Louis (1933–).
29: 54th Massachusetts Infantry.
30: Fitzgerald, Ella (1917–1996).
31: Franklin, Aretha (1942–).
32: Garvey, Marcus (1887–1940).
33: Gaye, Marvin (1939–1984).
34: Giovanni, Nikki (1943–).
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
List of Photos.
1: Haley, Alex (1921–1992).
2: Hamer, Fannie Lou (1917–1977).
3: Harlem Globetrotters.
4: Hendrix, Jimi (1942–1970).
5: Holiday, Billie (1915–1959).
6: Horne, Lena (1917–2010).
7: Hughes, Langston (1902–1967).
8: Hurston, Zora Neale (1891–1960).
9: Jackson, Michael (1958–2009).
10: Jay-Z (1969–).
11: Johnson, Earvin “Magic” (1959–).
12: Johnson, Jack (1878–1946).
13: Johnson, James Weldon (1871–1938).
14: Johnson, Robert L. (1946–).
15: Jones, Quincy (1933–).
16: Jordan, Barbara (1936–1996).
17: Jordan, Michael (1963–).
18: Joyner, Florence Griffith (1959–1998).
19: King, Martin Luther Jr. (1929–1968).
20: Lee, Spike (1957–).
21: Louis, Joe (1914–1981).
22: Malcolm X (1925–1965).
23: Marshall, Thurgood (1908–1993).
24: Mcdaniel, Hattie (1893–1952).
25: Morehouse College.
26: Morrison, Toni (1931–).
27: Motown Records.
28: Muhammad, Elijah (1897–1975).
29: Negro Baseball Leagues (1880s–1950s).
30: Newton, Huey P. (1942– 1989) and Bobby Seale (1936–).
31: Obama, Barack (1961–).
32: Obama, Michelle (1964–).
33: Owens, Jesse (1913–1980).
34: Parks, Rosa (1913–2005).
35: Poitier, Sidney (1927–).
36: Powell, Colin (1937–).
37: Pryor, Richard (1940–2005).
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
List of Photos.
1: Randolph, A. Philip (1889–1979).
2: Reed, Ishmael (1938–).
3: Rice, Condoleezza (1954–).
4: Robeson, Paul (1898–1976).
5: Robinson, Jackie (1919–1972).
6: Rustin, Bayard (1912–1987).
7: Scott, Dred (1795/1805 –1858).
8: Shakur, Tupac (1971–1996).
9: Simmons, Russell (1957–).
10: Smith, Tommie (1944–) and Carlos, John (1945–).
11: Smith, Will (1968–).
12: Spelman College.
13: Terrell, Mary Church (1863–1954).
14: Truth, Sojourner (1797–1883).
15: Tubman, Harriet (1822–1913).
16: Turner, Nat (1800–1831).
17: Tuskegee Airmen.
18: Walker, Alice (1944–).
19: Walker, Madam C. J. (1867–1919).
20: Washington, Booker T. (1856–1915).
21: Washington, Denzel (1954–).
22: Wells-Barnett, Ida B. (1862–1931).
23: West, Cornel (1953–).
24: Williams, Venus (1980–) and Williams Serena (1981–).
25: Winfrey, Oprah (1954 –).
26: Wonder, Stevie (1950–).
27: Woods, Tiger (1975–).
28: Woodson, G. Carter (1875–1950).
29: Wright, Richard (1908–1960).
Selected Bibliography.
About the Editor and Contributors.
Index.