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The Book of Awesome Black Americans
Scientific Pioneers, Trailblazing Entrepreneurs, Barrier-Breaking Activists and Afro-Futurists
By (author): Monique L. Jones
Monique L. Jones

Imprint:

Mango Media

ISBN:

9781642501476

Product Form:

Paperback

Form detail:

Trade
Paperback , Trade
English

Audience:

Age (years) 12 - 16
Jan 14, 2020
$24.95 CAD
Active

Dimensions:

7.97in x 5.16 x 0.7 in | 230 gr

Page Count:

200 pages
Mango
Mango Media
YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Literary
We are familiar with a handful of African Americans who are mentioned in American history books, but there are also countless others who do not get recognized in mainstream media. Their actions may not have appeared shake the world, but their contributions to shifting American culture were just as groundbreaking. The achievements of Black Americans included in this book range from athletic to artistic, literary to scientific. Their stories encourage readers, especially teenage boys and girls, to find their own paths for change.

Monique L. Jones is an entertainment and pop culture writer, media critic, and TV/Film reviewer. Jones has written for ShockYa, TV Equals, Racialicious, Black Girl Nerds, The Nerds of Color, Tor, Ebony, Entertainment Weekly, SlashFilm, The Birmingham Times and The Miami New Times. She also writes about pop culture and media as it relates to race, culture, and representation at JUST ADD COLOR (colorwebmag.com).

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