By Herb Boyd
Benjamin Banneker on Thomas Jefferson
Old Elizabeth on spreading the notice
Frederick Douglass on existence within the North
W.E.B. Du Bois at the gifted 10th
Matthew Henson on attaining the North Pole
Harriot Jacobs on working away
James Cameron on escaping a mob lyniching
Alvin Ailey at the international of dance
Langston Hughes at the Harlem Renaissance
Curtis Morriw at the Korean War
Max ROach on "jazz" as a four-letter word
LL Cool J on rap
Mary Church Terrell at the Chicago World's Fair
Rev. Bernice King at the way forward for Black America
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Autobiography of a People: Three Centuries of African American History Told by Those Who Lived It by Herb Boyd