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Focus Black History Series 1 Unbeatables - 199?
Note: This is the first series of cards celebrating African Americans who have "played a significant role in the growth and development of America and the world." Reviewed and edited by Dr. Thomas Battle.
No. Person Renown -- Focus [Title Card] 1 George Washington Carver Revolutionized agriculture in the South. 2 Booker T. Washington Advocated self-help as a means of achieving Black equality. 3 Asa Philip Randolph Major force in the Civil Rights and American Labor Movements. 4 Harriet Tubman Abolitionist and Reformer. 5 Matthew Henson North Pole Explorer. 6 Phillis Wheatley Poet. 7 Daniel Hale Williams Pioneer in open heart surgery. 8 Arthur A. Schomburg Provided nucleus for establishment of research center for Black culture. 9 Elijah McCoy Developed lubricators for engines. 10 Garrett Morgan Versatile and creative inventor. 11 Frederick Douglass Orator, Abolitionist, Diplomat. 12 Thurgood Marshall Served on the Supreme Court of the United States. 13 Sojourner Truth Abolitionist, evangelist and rights activist. 14 Mary McLeod Bethune Devoted her life to the Improvement of Black education. 15 W.E.B. DuBois Leading spokesman against racial discrimination. 16 Jean Baptiste Pointe Dusable Original settler of Chicago. 17 Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Decorated U.S. Air Force officer. 18 Benjamin Banneker Selftaught Scientist. 19 John Mercer Langston Congressman and Educator.©2001, 2002 Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!