Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History
Artists, activists, politicians, and pop stars―these legends blazed the trail.
Exploring History Through the Experiences of African American Men, Captivating Biographies, Motivating the Next Generation
Topics and Themes
American History, Science, Art, Sports, Politics, Civil Rights, Slavery, Feminism, Abolitionism, Politics, Making a Difference, Defying the Odds
New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on African American men through history.
An important book for readers of all ages, this beautifully illustrated and engagingly written volume brings to life true stories of African American men in history.
Among these biographies, readers will find aviators and artists, politicians and pop stars, athletes and activists. The exceptional men featured include:
- Artist Aaron Douglas
- Civil Rights Leader John Lewis
- Dancer Alvin Ailey
- Filmmaker Oscar Micheaux
- Musician Prince
- Photographer Gordon Parks
- Tennis Champion Arthur Ashe
- Writer James Baldwin.
- And more
The legends in this book span centuries and continents, but what they have in common is that each one has blazed a trail for generations to come.