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Spanning colonial days to the present, African American Firsts is a clear reflection of a prideful legacy, a celebration of our changing times, and a signpost to an even greater future. Betty Shabazz "For browsing or serious queries on great achievements by blacks in America. She has published numerous articles in magazines and newspapers, and her personal essays have appeared in several anthologies and literary journals. She has taught memoir workshops in writing centers, libraries, and state prisons. She lives in Mount Kisco, New York. Gr 5 Up—The 4th edition has had 45 pages added since the previous work and is still the place to go for quick information about who did what first.
The material is subdivided into 15 chapters covering groundbreakers in fields such as business, education, government, fine arts, and sports so that users can see other firsts in the same area of endeavor. Entries, which are headed by a question, such as "Who was the first African American billionaire?
Black-and-white illustrations are included with some of the entries. While not offering enough material for reports, this work will help users get off to a good start or find a quick answer to a question.
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The page index lists people, places, and subjects, with main entries indicated in bold. A short selected bibliography lists mostly books and six websites. Freedom Facts and Firsts Visible Ink, has similar coverage to this with some longer entries but not as many people, and African American Almanac 11th ed. Collections that need a source that allows the student to quickly answer a first question or that serve those who like to browse through books on African American history will find this a helpful addition. Convert currency. Add to Basket.
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Did you know that. At her first Olympics, Gabrielle Douglas became the first African American woman to win gold in both the team and individual all-around Olympic competitions.
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Patricia E. Bath revolutionized laser eye surgery as the first African American woman doctor to receive a patent.
Shonda Rhimes was the first African American woman to create and produce a top television series. Spanning colonial days to the present, African American Firsts is a clear reflection of a prideful legacy, a celebration of our changing times, and a signpost to an even greater future.