Brave. Black. First.: 50+ African American Women Who Changed the World was published in collaboration with curators from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Discover over 50 remarkable African American women whose unique skills and contributions paved the way for the next generation of young people.
• Harriet Tubman guided the way.
• Rosa Parks sat for equality.
• Aretha Franklin sang from the soul.
• Serena Williams bested the competition.
• Michelle Obama transformed the White House.
• Black women everywhere have changed the world!
This illustrated biography compilation captures the iconic moments of over 50 African American women whose heroism and bravery rewrote the American story for the better. They were fearless. They were bold. They were game changers.
|Part of Smithsonian's
American Women's History Initiative
The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, art, history, and culture. There are nearly 37,000 objects in the museum's collections.
Hardcover. 128 pages. 50 illustrations. Age range: 8-12 years. Grade level: 3-7. 10.25" x 7.81".