African-american Heroes & Heroines (Paperback)

150 True Stories of African-American Heroism

By Kathryn I. Bel Monte

Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc., 9780811908696, 300pp.

Publication Date: January 25, 1998

List Price: 14.95*
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America's African-Americans will identify their role models with this collection of inspiring and amazing stories that showcases 150 black heroes and heroines. These action-packed biographies and powerful illustrations document and highlight the major and historical accomplishments of important African-Americans. As part of Fell's "American Heroes and Heroines" series, here's a tribute to the African-American experience. Includes Martin Luther King, Jr., Frederick Douglass, Oprah, Justice Thurgood Marshall, and Jackie Robinson. War Heroes, doctors, scientists, educators, artists, athletes, businessmen and leaders of many professions are included.

About the Author

Kathryn I. Bel Monte has been a freelance writer for 20 years for publications including Essence Magazine and The Miami Times. She has produced historical and educational documentaries for television. Her great, great grandfather was a slave who fought for his freedom as a civil War soldier and is a featured hero. Bel Monte received her Masters in Education from Florida Atlantic University.