Now that I’ve bought this book,
I can let you know I bought it. It’s a cool
book. The title of the book already says
alot. Any Black History book is cool
because its valuable information,
it lets you know about the great
things my Black People did.
I’ve seen books on Amazon.com
where there are some Black Inventors.
I always crave more. Those books are
good. Its even better when the author
includes alot of Black inventors.
But the book I’m discussing right
now is the book 1001 Things Everyone
Should know about African American
History. Two people I know want this
book because I brought up the title.
But as let more people know
more people will buy. The author of
the book “1001 things Everyone should
know about African American History”
is by Jeffrey C. Stewart.
This book come is written in
Part 1- Great Migrations
Part 2- Civil RIghts and Politics
Part 3- African Americans in the Military
Part 4- Culture and REligion
Part 5-Invention Science,and Medicine
Part 6- Sports
For the great migration, it goes into
details about the first African American
Colonizer, the African American Steamship,
African American first settlers in Ohio
Valley, African Americans wanting to
make Oklahoma Territory an all Black
State, etc. ( A whole lot more)
For Civil Rights and Politics, it
discusses Black people in Congress,
Southern Tenant Farmers Union,
Black Caucus, etc (There’s alot more
to be discovered)
For African Americans in the
military, A Black Sailor, Civil War
Battles of African Americans, etc
For African Culture,
The African contribution of the banjo,
African American folklore,
Black people composed the song “I wish I was in a Dixie Land (A song a white man
stole credit for when he did not write it)
King Oliver, a Black man who was the first to introduce New Orleans jazz to a northern audience, etc ( alot more)
For the Invention section of the book
it discusses things such as:
The Africans coming up with
the rice plant.
Africans being the best fishermen
How ironsmithing was developed
How Black Doctors were preferred
over white doctors and why it was so.
For the Sports Section it discusses:
African Americans in boxing
White Boxers refuse to fight Black Boxers
The Harlem Globetrotters
First African Americans in the NBA
AFrican American cyclist
Black Bowling Association
Black person who invented golf tee
Weightlifting, gymnastics, football, ice skating, Tennis, lacrosse, Olympic
Gold medalist of African AMericans.
So it covers different areas.
It has 384 pages of information about
You can get the book at this url:
Any questions, let me know..