From Selma to the State Department, Sojourner Truth to Kofi Annan and a language called Xhosahow well do you know black history? What singer was known as "the Empress of the Blues"? Why the Missouri Compromise? Challenge yourself, challenge your friends, challenge your parents. BLACK HISTORY celebrates 5,000 years of heroism, culture, struggle and achievement.
About the Author
Barbara C. Ellis is a public school curriculum specialist working in the New York City school system and former chair of UNICEF's Day of the African Child.
Chris Welles Feder has spent a great part of her life working in the field of education and is known to many as a writer for the children's educational series Brain Quest. She lives with her husband in New York City.