PGW® "Black firsts" Book has stories about who overcame adversity to emerge triumphant, won personal victories against the forces and is written by Jessie Carney Smith.
PGW® "Black firsts" Book highlights the stories of barrier breaking African American pioneers in the fields of civil rights, journalism, religion and more. Book is a proof that the celebration of African American accomplishments.
Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
Title: "Black Firsts: 4, 000 Ground:Breaking and Pioneering Historical Events"
Author: Jessie Carney Smith
Subject: African-American studies
Number of pages: 700
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
Publication date: 1/1/2013, edition: 3rd
Size: 9.2"H x 6.9"W x 1.9"D
A testament to a rich but often overlooked part of history, this work captures the stories of barrier-breaking African-American pioneers in all fields
With hundreds of illustrations and a daily calendar of firsts, this chronicle reveals stories of those who overcame adversity to emerge triumphant and celebrates those who have won personal victories against the forces arrayed against them
A vital collection of more than 4, 000 entries, this book is proof that the celebration of African-American accomplishments is ongoing
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