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African American Millionaires
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African American Millionaires

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African American Millionaires by Otha Richard Sullivan

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Meet the black Achievers who attained the American Dream-from the early years to modern times "This wonderful book should be required reading for young people, who will learn how some of the nation's most successful Black men and women became role models." -Joyce Ladner, Ph.D. Robert Sengstacke Abbott Tyra Banks Matel "Mat" Dawson Jr. Joe L. Dudley Sr. Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds S. B. Fuller Arthur George Gaston Earl G. Graves Earvin "Magic" Johnson John H. Johnson Robert L. Johnson Quincy Jones Shelton "Spike" Jackson Lee William Alexander Leidesdorff Abraham Lincoln Lewis Reginald Francis Lewis Annie Turnbo Malone Bridget "Biddy" Mason Anthony Overton Mary Ellen Pleasant Russell Simmons Madame C. J. Walker Oprah Gail Winfrey Eldrick "Tiger" Woods Crispus Attucks Wright

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471469285
ISBN-10: 0471469289
Format: Hardback
(249mm x 200mm x 15mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Otha Richard Sullivan

African American Millionaires by Otha Richard Sullivan African American Millionaires, Paperback (March 2015)

Wiley's Black Stars series introduces children of every background to African Americans who achieved greatness despite the odds. This new volume profiles 30 black entertainers, sports stars, entrepreneurs, and others who have achieved financial success and given back to the community, including notables such as Madam C.J.

Black Stars by Otha Richard Sullivan Black Stars, Paperback (June 2012)

Meet African american women of science and invention from the early years to modern Times Patricia Bath, M.D. Miriam E. Benjamin Ursula Burns Alexa Canady, M.D. Jewel Plummer Cobb, Ph.D. Ellen F. Eglin Angela D. Ferguson, M.D. Sara E. Goode Evelyn Boyd Granville, Ph.D.

African American Inventors by Otha Richard Sullivan African American Inventors, Paperback (April 2011)

Meet the black inventors who lived their dreams--from the early years to modern times Benjamin Banneker Andrew Jackson Beard George E. Carruthers, Ph.D. George Washington Carver Michael Croslin, Ph.D. David Nelson Crosthwait Jr. Charles Richard Drew, M.D. Meredith Gourdine, Ph.D.

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Author Biography - Otha Richard Sullivan

Otha Richard Sullivan, Ed.D., a former science teacher and guidance counselor, headed Detroit's program to infuse African American history into the public schools' curriculum. He is currently a professor of education and psychology and the director of the ACHIEVE Mississippi Project at Alcorn State University. Dr. Sullivan is the author of two other volumes in Wiley's Black Stars series, African American Inventors and African American Women Scientists and Inventors. Jim Haskins, the general editor of the Black Stars series, is the author of more than one hundred books for young readers. His works include African American Entrepreneurs, which is part of the Black Stars series, and Black Eagles: African Americans in Aviation; he also collaborated with Rosa Parks on her autobiography, Rosa Parks: My Story. He has received many awards, including the Coretta Scott King Book Award and the Washington Post Children's Book Guild Award for the body of his work.

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