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The book of awesome black Americans : scientific pioneers, trailblazing entrepreneurs, barrier-breaking activists and Afro-futurists / Monique L. Jones.

Jones, Monique L., (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Macon County Public Library YA 920.73 J (Text) 39493108705593 Young Adult New Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781642501476
  • ISBN: 1642501476
  • Physical Description: 251 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Coral Gables, FL : Mango Publishing, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (225-251).
Formatted Contents Note:
In the beginning -- Making boss moves -- Little-known civil rights leaders -- Black liberal arts -- Beautiful blackness -- Black American environmentalists -- Black STEM -- Black athleticism.
Summary, etc.:
Black and African American role models have brought about change by using their gifts and passions to overcome societal barriers. There are many stories mainstream media and history have failed to mention that are inspiring, motivating, and educational. The achievements of the Black Americans included in this book range from athletic to artistic, literary to scientific. Their biographies vary greatly, but each one contributes to the course of Black history and its influence on the greater world.
Subject: African American history.
African Americans > Biography.
African American scientists > Biography.
African American businesspeople > Biography.
African American civil rights workers > Biography.
Young adult literature.
Genre: Young adult literature.
Biographies.
Young adult literature.

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