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African American almanac : 400 years of triumph, courage and excellence / Lean'tin Bracks.

By: Bracks, Lean'tin LContributor(s): Credo Reference (Firm)Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2014Edition: [Enhanced Credo edition]Description: 1 online resource (829 entries) : 455 images ; digital filesContent type: still image | text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781784023652Subject(s): African Americans -- History | African Americans -- Social life and customs | African Americans -- Intellectual life | African Americans -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 973/.0496073 LOC classification: E185 | .B8127 2012Online resources: Available online to NMC users; click to view.
Contents:
Africans In America. Biographies -- Biographies: Black Nationalists --
Civil Rights. Biographies: Civil Rights -- Biographies: National Organization Leaders --
Politics. Biographies -- Education. Biographies -- Religion. Biographies -- Literature. Biographies --
Business Entrepreneurs/Media. Entrepreneurs -- Publishing -- Broadcasting Media -- Biographies: Entrepreneurs -- Biographies: Broadcasting Media --
Performing And Visual/Applied Arts. Musicals -- Dramatics -- Dance -- Comedians -- Television And Film -- Visual Arts -- Biographies: Performing Arts -- Biographies: Visual And Applied Arts --
Music. Classical -- Blues - Jazz -- Popular, Funk, And Gospel -- Biographies: Classical Music -- Biographies: Blues And Jazz -- Biographies: Popular, Funk, And Gospel Music --
Science, Technology, Inventors, And Explorers. Biographies - Sports. Biographies - Military. Biographies.
Summary: "The most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America. A legacy of pride, struggle, and triumph spanning more than 400 years is presented through a fascinating mix of biographies-including 500 influential figures-little-known or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, and 150 rare photographs and illustrations. Covering events surrounding the civil rights movement; African American literature, art, and music; religion within the black community; and advances in science and medicine, this reference connects history to the issues currently facing the African American community and provides a range of information on society and culture"-- Provided by publisher.Abstract: The most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America.
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Credo Reference Online E185 .B8127 2012 EBOOK (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available online - NMC Login required 2019-234797

Includes bibliographical references.

Africans In America. Biographies -- Biographies: Black Nationalists --

Civil Rights. Biographies: Civil Rights -- Biographies: National Organization Leaders --

Politics. Biographies -- Education. Biographies -- Religion. Biographies -- Literature. Biographies --

Business Entrepreneurs/Media. Entrepreneurs -- Publishing -- Broadcasting Media -- Biographies: Entrepreneurs -- Biographies: Broadcasting Media --

Performing And Visual/Applied Arts. Musicals -- Dramatics -- Dance -- Comedians -- Television And Film -- Visual Arts -- Biographies: Performing Arts -- Biographies: Visual And Applied Arts --

Music. Classical -- Blues - Jazz -- Popular, Funk, And Gospel -- Biographies: Classical Music -- Biographies: Blues And Jazz -- Biographies: Popular, Funk, And Gospel Music --

Science, Technology, Inventors, And Explorers. Biographies - Sports. Biographies - Military. Biographies.

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"The most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America. A legacy of pride, struggle, and triumph spanning more than 400 years is presented through a fascinating mix of biographies-including 500 influential figures-little-known or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, and 150 rare photographs and illustrations. Covering events surrounding the civil rights movement; African American literature, art, and music; religion within the black community; and advances in science and medicine, this reference connects history to the issues currently facing the African American community and provides a range of information on society and culture"-- Provided by publisher.

The most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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