Little Leaders. Exceptional Men in Black History
This beautifully illustrated volume educates and inspires as it relates true stories of black men in history. Illuminating text paired with irresistible full-colour art bring to life both iconic and lesser-known figures. Among these biographies, readers will find aviators and artists, politicians and pop culture icons. The men featured include writer James Baldwin, artist Aaron Douglas, photographer Gordon Parks, diplomat Kofi Annan, comic book author Dwayne McDuffie, and musician Prince.
‘Athletes, especially black athletes, must use every resource at their command to right things that are wrong’ – Arthur Ashe
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, VASHTI HARRISON
Meet the little leaders. They’re brave. They’re exceptional. They changed the world.
Did you know that the father of African cinema was originally a bricklayer?
Or that Vogue’s editor-at-large read his first Vogue magazine in his local library?
Learn all about the exceptional black men who broke barriers and fought injustice to realise their dreams and make the world a better place.
With Vashti Harrison’s beautiful illustrations and illuminating writing, discover the stories of black men from all walks of life, including:
Doctor Harold Moody
Diplomat Kofi Annan
Activist Paul Stephenson
Architect Sir David Adjaye
Comic book author Dwayne McDuffie
Your own little leaders will be inspired to take on the world after learning about these incredible men.
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