Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present

Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present

by Jamia Wilson Author and Andrea Pippins Illustrator

Short bios, relevant quotes, and vividly colorful illustrations combine to spotlight 52 of history’s black changemakers. Pass this book to a young person or a teacher to help inspire future generations with examples of success under the stress of adversity. Subjects range from household names to lesser known, though no less influential, individuals. Inside you'll find heros like Rosa Parks, Nina Simone, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Bessie Coleman, Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, Esperanza Spalding, Alexandre Dumas, Usain Bolt, Muhammad Ali, and many more.