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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!

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