This deck of Knowledge Cards introduces forty-eight eminent African American women. From the poet Phillis Wheatley (born in 1752 in West Africa; brought to America as a slave) down the centuries to the phenomenal athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee (born 1959 in Los Angeles, a multiple Olympic gold medallist), they speak for themselves through the eloquent power of their lives and words.
With portraits on one side and profiles on the other, these 48 fact-filled Knowledge Cards are a great source of condensed information—all in a deck the size of a pack of playing cards! Discover the most important and interesting facts about these influential people in a concise, stress-free compilation. A quick and stimulating supply of information, perfect for students, teachers, history buffs, and the purely inquisitive, this deck is sure to spark your curiosity and encourage you to delve deeper into this compelling subject. ISBN: 0-7649-1057-4; size: 3 1/4 x 4". Published with the Library of Congress.