100 Greatest African Americans is a biographical dictionary of one hundred historically great Black Americans (in alphabetical order; that is, they are not ranked), as assessed by Temple University professor Molefi Kete Asante in 2002.
Throughout history many famous African-American men and women have contributed significantly to society as far as civil rights, music, science, sports, equality are concerned. Their remarkable efforts and achievements, and life stories are often are quite worthy of high recognition. Below is a list of some of the most famous African-Americans of all time. Famous
These changes have been greatest among African Americans. After more than 70 years of racial parity Black marriage rates began to fall behind Whites.  Single-parent households have become common, and according to U.S. census figures released in January 2010, only 38 percent of Black children live with both their parents.
Michael Jordan - Considered the greatest basketball player in history Martin Luther King, Jr. - Civil rights leader who brought about change through non-violent protest Thurgood Marshall - The first African-American justice of the United States Supreme Court
The six-part series, called The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, is scheduled to air in the fall of 2013, exactly 500 years after the first documented black man, who happens to have been ...
Aug 15, 2016 · On the homefront, African-Americans also did their part to support the war. They worked in war industries and in government wartime agencies, sold war bonds, voluntarily conserved goods needed for the war, performed civil defense duties, encouraged troops by touring camps as entertainers, risked their lives on the front lines to report the war ...
Sep 16, 2011 · WWE: The 20 Greatest African-American Wrestlers of All Time 0 of 21 In the storied history of Professional Wrestling, there have been many men who have left their mark from all walks of life.
Jun 29, 2021 · Written by: Christina Crowe Media contact: Anna Jones Elizabeth Brown, Ph.D., has received a $3.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study epigenetic contribution to the excess risk of a precursor of multiple myeloma in African Americans.
Oct 03, 2016 · The current picture is clear; the greatest health disparity between the total US population and any ethnic group is found in African Americans. As stated in the introduction, racism may be the most important phenomenon underlying black health disparities, exerting its ominous effects through institutionalized, systematic stigma and exclusion.
Feb 20, 2016 · She is often regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and, along with Louis Armstrong, a major influence on other jazz vocalists. 10. Booker T. Washington (April 5, 1856 – November 14, 1915) He was an African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States.