The Outstanding African Americans Series are twelve exciting books that offer fascinating up-to-date biographical accounts of notable African American men and women and their contributions to our culture. Each book features seven intriguing, in depth profiles plus six additional shorter profiles. Numerous intimate full-color photos help add a personal dimension to the fascinating information.
-- early years growing up
-- skills developed along the way
-- obstacles overcome
-- personality profile and special interests
-- record of accomplishments
Success in business for African Americans was often born of necessity in the days when white-owned companies refused to serve black customers. Great African Americans in Business describes how concerned entrepreneurs tried to fill the need for services often denied them.
Major profiles in this book include:
-- Arthur Gaston
-- Berry Gordy, Jr.
-- John H. Johnson
-- Rose Morgan
-- Naomi Sims
-- Madame C.J. Walker
-- Oprah Winfrey
-- plus six additional shorter profiles
Crabtree Pub Co
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