Originals

Titled Originals!: Black Women Breaking Barriers, we limit the entries to black women in America, and we view them as groundbreaking, pioneering, and so on just as we did in the parent work. This is the culmination of my ...

Originals

Originals

Discover and celebrate the achievements of some of America’s most inspiring women! The first female. African American vice president, first U.S. senator, the 83rd U.S. Attorney General, and first black state legislator in Alaska. The first time a black woman and a white band shared the same stage; the first black woman writer to win a Pulitzer Prize; and the first black prima ballerina at the Metropolitan Opera Company. Black women have accomplished incredible things throughout American history. An important book, Originals! profiles the lives and successes of such notable and iconic women as abolitionist Harriet Tubman, Olympic gold medalist Wilma Rudolph, mathematician Katherine Johnson, organizer and politician Stacy Adams Stacey Abrams, astronaut Mae Jemison, jazz legend Billie Holiday, ballerina Misty Copeland, Vice President Kamala Harris, and also the accomplishments of hundreds of less-famous and lesser-known women, including ... Gail Fisher, the first black actress to receive an Emmy Award. Tina Sloan-Green, the first black American women to compete on the U.S. National Lacrosse team. Sarah J. (Smith Thompson) Garnet, the first black female principal in the New York City public school system. Ruth Carol Taylor, the first flight attendant to smash the color barrier. Rebecca Davis Lee Crumpler, the first black woman awarded a medical degree in the United States. Camilla Ella Williams, the first black woman to sing with the New York City Opera. Altha Stewart, the first African American president of The American Psychiatric Association. Jessie Carney Smith, the first black national president of Beta Phi Mu, the honor society for persons with graduate degrees in library science. Gwendolyn Brooks, the author of Annie Allen, a book of poetry that won the first Pulitzer Prize awarded to an African American. Jeanine McIntosh-Menze, the first African American female aviator in the U.S. Coast Guard’s 215-year history. The story of black women in America is one of struggle and obstacles overcome. It’s a story of great achievement and soaring heights. Let Originals! Barrier-breaking Black Women inspire and educate you as it shares the stories and breakthroughs of hundreds of black women in American history!! With more than 120 photos and illustrations, this enlightening book also includes a helpful bibliography and an extensive index, adding to its usefulness.

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Originals!
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Jessie Carney Smith
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-08 - Publisher: Visible Ink Press

Discover and celebrate the achievements of some of America’s most inspiring women! The first female. African American vice president, first U.S. senator, the 83rd U.S. Attorney General, and first black state legislator in Alaska. The first time a black woman and a white band shared the same stage; the first
Originals
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Jeanette R. Lynton
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Gibbs Smith

Title on accompanying CD-ROM: Originals: card confidence program template CD.
Indiana Originals
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Ray E. Boomhower
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-12 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Hoosier history overflows with bold visionaries, noble heroes and lovable rogues. May Wright Sewall struggled to uplift womankind and unflinchingly called for peace in a world sleepwalking toward conflict. In the guise of Abe Martin, Kin Hubbard graced the Indianapolis News's back page for twenty-six years with folksy humor. Combat
The Originals: Anna Karenina
Language: en
Pages: 888
Authors: Leo Tolstoy
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-05 - Publisher: Om Books International

Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina was first published in serial instalments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. A canvas exploring a diverse array of themes—matrimony, politics, philosophy, altruism, adultery, religion and death, it is a masterpiece in realist fiction. Anna Karenina, a married aristocrat and socialite from
The Originals: The Brothers Karamazov
Language: en
Pages: 880
Authors: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-05 - Publisher: Om Books International

Fyodor Dostoevsky’s final work, The Brothers Karamazov, is arguably one of the best novels ever written in any language. Set in 19th-century Russia, the novel was published as a serial in The Russian Messenger from January 1879 to November 1880. The story revolves around the murder of Fyodor Pavlovitch Karamazov—the