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Great African-American Lawyers: Raising the Bar of Freedom
Profiling the lives of individuals of a certain renown or certain field, these collective biographies are of value to libraries because they present sketches of a number of important people for the price of a single volume. Useful for reports, these books discuss the contributions of ten or more men and women individually, as well as in relation to the overall theme in the ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by Enslow Publishers
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Carole Boston Weatherford is a children's book author and poet who "mines the past for family stories, fading traditions, and forgotten struggles." A number of Weatherford's books tell the stories of African-American historical figures such as Harriet Tubman, Jesse Owens, and Billie Holiday. Other books recount historical events such as the Greensboro Sit-ins and the bombing of the Sixteenth Stree ...moreMore about Carole Boston Weatherford...