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100 Greatest African Americans: A Biographical Encyclopedia


Molefi Kete Asante, Prometheus Books, 2002.

People in this reference:68
Those presently living:12
Those deceased:56
United States:67
      Hank Aaron
      Muhammad Ali
      Richard Allen
      Marian Anderson
      Maya Angelou
      Arthur Ashe
      Crispus Attucks
      James Baldwin
      Benjamin Banneker
      Amiri Baraka
      Romare Bearden
      Arna Bontemps
      Edward Brooke
      Gwendolyn Brooks
      Blanche K. Bruce
(38 names omitted for brevity)
      Colin Powell
      Hiram Rhodes Revels
      Paul Robeson
      Jackie Robinson
      William Monroe Trotter
      Sojourner Truth
      Harriet Tubman
      Nat Turner
      Booker T. Washington
      Ida B. Wells-Barnett
      Phillis Wheatley
      August Wilson
      Oprah Winfrey
      Tiger Woods
      Richard Wright

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