From the winner of the 2018 National Book Award, a comprehensive and entertaining account of the most significant events and individuals in African American history
1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History is history at your fingertips, in a concise, accessible, easily-read format. 2018 National Book Award winner Jeffrey C. Stewart, a professor of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, takes the reader on an all-encompassing journey through the entirety of African American history that is pithy, provocative, and encyclopedic in scope. Here are all the people, terms, ideas, events, and social processes that make African American history such a fascinating and inspiring subject.
1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History covers all the significant information in six broad sections: Great Migrations; Civil Rights and Politics; Science, Inventions and Medicine; Sports; Military; Culture and Religion.
A necessary addition to every family’s library, 1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History presents African American history in a fun, engaging, and intelligent way.