Washington (1856-1915) rose to become the most influential spokesman for African-Americans of his day. In this eloquently written book, he describes events in a remarkable life that began in bondage and culminated in worldwide recognition.
This volume is the outgrowth of a series of articles, dealing with incidents in my life, which were published consecutively in the Outlook. While they were appearing in that magazine I was constantly surprised at the number of requests which came to me
Nancy, had nubs in the place of fingers Lonnie, the first black male teacher in a southern, white school uses school lesson to teach students to reach beyond the boundaries of physical and social stigmas.
Twelve British Statisticians provides a description of the lives and scientific contributions of a dozen scientific luminaries. Each statistician is a famous figure, but is especially renowned in Great Britain. Their fields of expertise sometimes include
Marry Me in Africa is an invitation to discuss approaches and processes in African marriage ritual. As one crucial institution in African culture, marriage in its traditional African definition has helped many of the continent's cultures maintain a sense
Have you ever wanted to know what it's like being a male student of African descent, who never encountered any educators that were male role models? Have you always wanted to understand why males are virtually obsolete in schools throughout America? Then,
This book was developed to compare the real life educational experiences of an average child during the last generation in which the United States led the world in education to a real child's experiences today (when the United States is no longer in the
Founder and curator of the Underground Railroad Museum of Flushing, Ohio, John S. Mattox was awarded the Honorary Doctor of Public Service for his tremendous contributions and achievements in multiple community organizations. Here is what John A. Townsend
Many of us move from childhood to adulthood without much thought of how the events of our childhood impact our lives today. Some memories are happy; others sad or traumatic. Some we remember - childhood play days, the earthy smell of rain after a dry spell,
In 1900 Denton Jacques Snider wrote about Friedrich (Frederick) Froebel and his life experiences which led to the founding of the first kindergarten. Over a century later, a Froebel family member and author of two children's books about Froebel and kindergarten,