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Black leadership in American history

Thomas T. Lyons

Black leadership in American history

by Thomas T. Lyons

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Biography,
  • African Americans -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] Thomas T. Lyons.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesSpecialized studies in American history series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.96 .L96
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p.
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5450319M
    LC Control Number73152325

      His bibliography includes books on 18th-century Black woman poet Phillis Wheatley, African-American history and folklore, and the Norton Anthology of African American Literature. He has also brought genealogy to a broad audience through his books, lectures, and an award-winning television series, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. Patricia Bath, Ph.D., is the first black female doctor to receive a medical patent and the first African American woman to complete a residency in ophthalmology at , she created the Laserphaco Probe, a tool used to treat patients with cataracts with more precision and less pain. Bath was able to help restore the sight of people who had loss their eyesight for more than 30 years.

    A list of inspirational black people who played a key role in the world and American history. Martin Luther King ( – ) – King was a pivotal figure in the non-violent civil rights movement. During the s and s, he sought to improve race relations and overturn discrimination in American society. He is remembered [ ].   Resources to Understand Racism in America These articles, videos, podcasts and websites from the Smithsonian chronicle the history of anti-black violence and inequality in .

    Charlene Carruthers is the founding national director of Black Youth Project which works with hundreds of young Black activists to create a national base of Black year olds who are dedicated to creating justice and freedom for all Black people. Charlene Carruthers has over 15 years of experience in racial justice, feminist, and youth leadership development work. "Leffler and Bond have put together a book of vital importance to the critical work of developing and fostering Black leadership in America—it also happens to be a remarkably comprehensive account of the greatest movement for justice in American history. Like the Federal Writers' Project to compile slave narratives, Black Leaders on.


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