People to Know in Black History & Beyond: Recognizing the Heroes and Sheroes Who Make the Grade - Volume 2 (Hardcover)

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People to Know in Black History & Beyond: Recognizing the Heroes and Sheroes Who Make the Grade - Volume 2 (Hardcover)

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Offers you, the reader, a glimpse of the subject's background and family structure as it relates to the social and economic pressures that existed during their lifetime. Knowledge is power and by learning about the accomplishments of so many people who were not born privileged, perhaps it will, among other things, help to eradicate many racial stereotypes. It is important that we adults teach the children to understand from whence we came by devoting some time to the study of the history, culture, sociology, religion, and politics of black people in the United States as well as the people of African origin worldwide. In actuality, 90% of the people featured in this book are descendants of slaves who were brought forcibly to the United States more than four centuries ago. it not only features African slave descendants but also descendants from many other countries of the African diaspora. Intensive academic efforts to reconstruct African American history began in the late 19th century and is discussed by. W. E. B. Du Bois in The Suppression of the African Slave Trade to the United States of America. Mr. Du Bois estimates that, from 1807 to 1862, not less than a quarter of a million of Africans were brought to the United States in defiance of law and humanity. People to Know in Black History & Beyond begins its journey in the 18th Century with Community Activists who put their lives on the line for their families, communities and country and brings you right up to present day 21st Century Heroes & Sheroes. The featured Men and women have made great contributions to society primarily through education, activism, health & science, parental leadership, religion and economics not only in America but throughout the World. In addition, People to Know in Black History & Beyond highlights many of the country's trendsetters in arts and communications, as well as renowned scientists, athletes and authors. There are so many people of all nationalities who have sacrificed and aspired to greatness, whose shoulders we stand on. They are special people doing special things ...people that may have been overlooked, particularly because they were minorities... people who have masterminded things that benefit all the people of the world...beyond Black History. By understanding their mission and following their example, you may become inspired enough to build your legacy and become an example for future generations to follow.

Product Details ISBN: 9780997094848
ISBN-10: 0997094842
Publisher: Bob Lee Enterprises
Publication Date: December 17th, 2020
Pages: 534
Language: English