Table of contents for 100 greatest African Americans : a biographical encyclopedia / Molefi Kete Asante.


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            Introduction        13

            Hank Aaron          23
          Ira Aldridge          25
          Muhammad Ali          27
         Richard Allen          31
       Marian Anderson          34
          Maya Angelou          37
           Arthur Ashe          39
       Crispus Attucks          41
         James Baldwin          44
     Benjamin Banneker         48
          Amiri Baraka         51
        Romare Bearden         54
   Mary McLeod Bethune          57
         Guion Bluford         61
         Arna Bontemps          62
      Edward W. Brooke         64
      Gwendolyn Brooks          66
      Blanche K. Bruce        69
          Ralph Bunche          72
George Washington Carver        75
       Shirley Chisholm        78
       Kenneth B. Clark        81
     John Henrik Clarke        84
          John Coltrane        87
             Bill Cosby        92
     Alexander Crummell         94
         Countee Cullen        97
    Benjamin 0. Davis Jr.      100



       Martin R. Delany        103
     Frederick Douglass       106
           Charles Drew        111
       W. E. B. Du Bois       114
   Paul Laurence Dunbar        118
       Katherine Dunham         120
         Duke Ellington       123
           James Forten        126
     John Hope Franklin        128
  Henry Highland Garnet        131
          Marcus Garvey        134
            Prince Hall       141
       Fannie Lou Hamer        146
     Lorraine Hansberry       150
         Dorothy Height        153
         Matthew Henson         155
        Charles Houston        157
        Langston Hughes        160
     Zora Neale Hurston       165
          Jesse Jackson       168
            Mae Jemison        172
           Jack Johnson        174
   James Weldon Johnson        177
        John H. Johnson        181
           Percy Julian       184
            Ernest Just       187
        Maulana Karenga        190
 Martin Luther King Jr.       194
          Edmonia Lewis        201
            Alain Locke        203
              Joe Louis        207
      Thurgood Marshall        210
       Benjamin E. Mays        215
           Elijah McCoy        217
           Claude McKay         219
         Oscar Micheaux        224



           Dorie Miller       227
         Garrett Morgan        230
          Toni Morrison        232
        Elijah Muhammad         235
            Jesse Owens        238
             Rosa Parks        242
    Adam Clayton Powell       246
           Colin Powell       250
     A. Philip Randolph       255
           Hiram Revels        259
           Paul Robeson        261
        Jackie Robinson       264
          John Russwurm         268
       Arturo Schomburg        270
Benjamin "Pop" Singleton      272
     Mary Church Terrell       275
  William Monroe Trotter       279
         Sojourner Truth       284
          Harriet Tubman        289
              Kwame Ture         293
     Henry McNeal Turner        296
              Nat Turner        299
            David Walker        301
     Madame C. J. Walker       304
    Booker T. Washington       307
    Ida B. Wells-Barnett     309
        Phillis Wheatley      312
         Walter F. White       315
             Roy Wilkins        317
    Daniel Hale Williams       318
           August Wilson        320
           Oprah Winfrey        322
             Tiger Woods        324
       Carter G. Woodson       327
          Richard Wright        330
              Malcolm X         333



A Final Word         339

Bibliography        341





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: African Americans Biography Encyclopedias, African Americans History Encyclopedias