Everyone Knows That Jackie Robinson Broke the Color Barrier in 1945!
But who was the last Black baseball player to play in the Major Leagues before the color barrier was established in 1889?
. Who was the Black-American who secured the State of Washington for the United States?
. Who was the runaway slave who captured a Confederate Naval vessel and piloted it single-handedly to Union lines?
. Who was the Black woman who fought side by side with men during the Revolutionary War?
. Who was the slave who pastored an inter-racial church of over 2000 members?
. And who was our first Black U.S. congressman-who also had full presidential powers during the President's absense and the vice-President's illness?
These and many other snapshots, along with essays and bibliographies, can be found in Snapshots In AMERICAN Black History!