Heroes of Black History

Time Inc Books presents 4 famous African Americans who set out to stand up for the rights of others.

Title: Heroes of Black History
Introduction:  Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Illustrations:  Various Sources
Publisher:  Time Inc. Books
ISBN:  9781683300120


Learning about black history is something we should all do. There are so many famous African Americans who have contributed to making the United States the great country that it is today. Time Inc Books is sharing just 4. Readers can learn about Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, Rosa Parks and Barack Obama. These 4-legendary people have changed American History forever.

Harriet Tubman was a key contributor of saving slaves via the Underground Railroad. Jackie Robinson stood his ground and proved African American baseball players should be able to play alongside white players. Rosa Parks fought against segregation. Barack Obama became the first African American President of the United States. Readers will find the stories of their lives and how they became the famous people we know today. Phenomenal photos, colorful illustrations along with brief descriptions that can be found under some of the photos and illustrations will engage and educate all readers.

Parents and teachers can share these stories with their kids. Educating children about the countries history with actual photos can open up dialogue to discuss how history has changed and how anyone can be a part of change.