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FIRST WOMAN MILLIONAIRE OF ANY RACE ON RECORD IN THE UNITED STATES Madame C.J. Walker aka - Sarah Breedlove Walker B. 12/23/1867 D. 5/25/1919 Born...

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Street Sweeper Patent #556,711 Patented March 17, 1895 Charles B. Brooks lived during a time when our streets were in horrific condition. They were typically cleaned by...

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The Life of Frederick Douglass: A Graphic Narrative of a Slave’s Journey From Bondage to Freedom

The amazing story of Frederick Douglass told in stunning illustrations!
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The Undefeated

They are undefeated...and they will never be forgotten.
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Black Women Who Dared

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HE PERSEVERED: How William Lewis of HAMMERING FOR FREEDOM Inspired Me to Keep Moving Forward

How an enslaved man's decades-long quest for freedom inspired me to push on.

Hammering for Freedom!

Hello History-lovers, It's almost here! My debut #picturebook, HAMMERING FOR FREEDOM, will debut on September 25,...