By Nancy I. Sanders

ISBN-10: 1556526539

ISBN-13: 9781556526534

ISBN-10: 1556528396

ISBN-13: 9781556528392

What do these types of humans have in universal: the 1st guy to die within the American Revolution, a onetime leader of the Crow country, the inventors of peanut butter and the moveable X-ray laptop, and the 1st individual to make a wood clock in this nation? They have been all nice African americans. for folks and academics drawn to fostering cultural knowledge between young children of all races, this booklet contains greater than 70 hands-on actions, songs, and video games that train young children concerning the humans, reports, and occasions that formed African American historical past. This improved variation comprises new fabric all through, together with more information and biographies. teenagers could have enjoyable designing an African masks, creating a medallion like these worn via early abolitionists, enjoying the rhyming online game "Juba," inventing Brer Rabbit riddles, and making a solidarity cup for Kwanzaa. alongside the best way they are going to find out about inspiring African American artists, inventors, and heroes like Harriet Tubman, Benjamin Banneker, Rosa Parks, Langston Hughes, and Louis Armstrong, to call a couple of.

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As founder of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, Richard Allen became the denomination’s first bishop. A strong abolitionist, civil rights activist, and community leader, Allen became president of the First Negro National Convention.

She was a strong advocate of women’s rights as well as equal rights of all people. A secretary of the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society, she was selected to be on a committee to draft its constitution. After her father’s death, her excellent skills as a businesswoman enabled her to help manage his huge estate for her mother and younger brothers. Harriet married Robert Purvis, and together as a team they supported antislavery causes. Harriet devoted her time to raising their children, working in various leadership positions of the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society, and hosting wellknown abolitionist leaders in their home.

459 and the Boston African Society, to create an identity for themselves in America. During the early years after the Revolutionary War, many African Americans who lived as free people were able to achieve very important accomplishments. Many of them also spoke out strongly against slavery. Groups such as the Free African Society formed a strong base of support for these individuals during this time. The Forten Family of Philadelphia At Lombard Street in Philadelphia, James and Charlotte Forten’s house became a gathering place for family, friends, and antislavery leaders.

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