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Biography for Beginners:
African-American Leaders

Volume 1
Civil Rights, Political, and Social Leaders
Crispus Attucks Coretta Scott King Condoleezza Rice
Mary McLeod Bethune Martin Luther King, Jr. Sojourner Truth
Ralph Bunche Malcolm X Harriet Tubman
Frederick Douglass Thurgood Mashall Booker T. Washington
W.E.B. DuBois Rosa Parks Ida B. Wells
Jesse Jackson Colin Powell  
Scientists and Inventors
Benjamin Banneker Matthew Henson Elijah McCoy
Ben Carson Mae Jemison Garrett Morgan
George Washington Carver Lonnie Johnson  
Athletes
Hank Aaron Michael Jordan Jackie Robinson
Muhammad Ali Jackie Joyner-Kersee Wilma Rudolph
Arthur Ashe Jesse Owens Bill Russell
Jim Brown Satchel Paige Tiger Woods
Volume 2
Authors
Maya Angelou Alex Haley Toni Morrison
James Baldwin Virginia Hamilton Walter Dean Myers
Christopher Paul Curtis Lorraine Hansberry Jerry Pinkney
Paul Laurence Dunbar Langston Hughes Phillis Wheatley
Ralph Ellison Zora Neale Hurston Richard Wright
Actors and Artists
Halle Berry Ruby Dee Sidney Poitier
Romare Bearden Jacob Lawrence Paul Robeson
Bill Cosby Spike Lee Denzel Washington
Ossie Davis Gordon Parks  
Musicians
Marian Anderson Miles Davis Marvin Gaye
Louis Armstrong Duke Ellington Wynton Marsalis
Ray Charles Ella Fitzgerald  
Entrepreneurs
Berry Gordy Jr. Madam C.J. Walker Oprah Winfrey
Dancers
Alvin Ailey Judith Jamison Bill "Bojangles" Robinson
Savion Glover    

 

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