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Black History Month: Black History Makers

5 Feb

We will all hear about Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and Malcom X during the month of February but there were many other African Americans that contributed to black history. I will update this post daily with links to sites featuring information about African American history makers that you may never have heard of.

Feb 3  Hiram Revels: First black United States Senator http://aareports.com/2011/02/black-history-month-hiram-revels-first_03.html

Feb 4   Ralph Bunche:  First African American to win Nobel Peace Prize http://aareports.com/2011/02/black-history-month-ralph-bunce-first.html

Feb 5 Earl Lloyd: First African American to play in the NBA http://aareports.com/2011/02/black-history-month-earl-lloyd-first.html

Feb 6 : Jean Baptiste Point du Sable founder of Chicago http://aareports.com/2011/02/black-history-month-jean-baptiste-point.html

Feb 7 Benjamin Oliver Davis first black US Army General: http://aareports.com/2011/02/black-history-month-benjamin-oliver.html

Feb 8 Guion Bluford First Black Astronaut http://aareports.com/2011/02/black-history-month-guion-bluford-first.html

Feb 9 Ebenezer Basset First Black US Diplomat   http://aareports.com/2011/02/black-history-month-ebenezer-basset.html

Feb 10 Gwendolyn Brooks first African American to win Pulitzer Prize: http://aareports.com/2011/02/black-history-month-gwendolyn-brooks.html

Feb 13/14 Count Basie First Black Grammy Winner:  http://aareports.com/2011/02/black-history-month-first-black-grammy.html

New book for black children, ” I Can Be”

7 Nov

Just so you know you do not need a Kindle to read this book. There are Kindle apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, PC, Mac, Blackberry, and Android-based devices. Links to these apps are at the bottom of the page.

Hi everyone my name is George Cook.  I am proud to announce my new children’s book for the Kindle “I Can Be “.   This short children’s book has your child join in with Jordan as he decides which modern day history making African American to write about for his history class.

The book not only mentions what people like Mark Dean and Mae Jemison have done but it also has links to websites throughout and at the end of the book for more information about some of the fields mentioned.

A great read and learning experience for your youngster. the book is $2.00

Get the apps for your device and learn more about the book, and buy it here: http://aareports.com/2010/09/i-can-be-my-new-kindle-book-for-black.html

 If youy already own an Amazon Kindle you can go straight to the page on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00427ZKES