The Fierce 44: Black Americans Who Shook Up the World (Hardcover)

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A dynamic and hip collective biography that presents forty-four of America’s greatest movers and shakers, from Frederick Douglass to Aretha Franklin to Barack Obama, written by ESPN’s and illustrated with dazzling portraits by Rob Ball.

Meet forty-four of America’s most impressive heroes in this collective biography of African American figures authored by the team at ESPN’s 

From visionaries to entrepreneurs, athletes to activists, the Fierce 44 are beacons of brilliance, perseverance, and excellence. Each short biography is accompanied by a compelling portrait by Robert Ball, whose bright, graphic art pops off the page.

Bringing household names like Serena Williams and Harriet Tubman together with lesser-known but highly deserving figures such as Robert Abbott and Dr. Charles Drew, this collection is a celebration of all that African Americans have achieved, despite everything they have had to overcome.

About the Author is a website owned by ESPN that focuses on the intersection of sports, race, and culture.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781328940629
ISBN-10: 1328940624
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: December 24th, 2019
Pages: 96
Language: English