Each day features a different influential figure in African American history, from Crispus Attucks, the first man shot in the Boston Massacre, sparking the Revolutionary War, to Madame C J Walker, who after years of adversity became the wealthiest black woman in the country, as well as one of the wealthiest black Americans, to Barack Obama, the country s first African American president.With powerful illustrations by Shane Evans, this is a completely unique look at the importance and influence of African Americans on the history of this country. Read 28 Days: Moments in Black History that Changed the World – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com
Charles R Smith Jr is an award winning author, photographer, and poet withthan thirty books to his credit His awards include a Coretta Scott King Award for illustration for his photographs accompanying the Langston Hughes poem My People and a Coretta Scott King Honor for his biography of Muhammad Ali, Twelve Rounds to Glory He is the author of Rimshots, Hoop Kings, Hoop Queens, Tall Tales, Short Takes, Diamond Life, and I Am America A father of three himself, Charles brings his love of basketball and baseball right down to the toddler set in Let s Play Basketball and Let s Play Baseball His recent work celebrates subjects he s been interested in since he was a kid, such as The Mighty 12, which honors Greek gods and goddesses He currently lives in Poughkeepsie, NY, with his wife, Gillian, and their three kids You can visit him online at www.charlesrsmithjr.com.
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- 28 Days: Moments in Black History that Changed the World
- Charles R. Smith Jr.
- 22 January 2018 Charles R. Smith Jr.