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By Tavis Smiley,Smiley Books

ISBN-10: 1401924050

ISBN-13: 9781401924058

ISBN-10: 1401924107

ISBN-13: 9781401924102

the United States i'm: The African American Imprint, a countrywide touring museum exhibition, was once conceived by way of award-winning broadcaster and bestselling writer Tavis Smiley as a special multi-media event that chronicles the precise background of African americans. This superbly conceived significant other quantity addresses the primary topic of the exhibition, posed via W. E. B. Du Bois: "Would the United States were the US with no her Negro people?" via extraordinary photographic pictures and penetrating phrases, the US i'm Legends captures the dynamism of seventy eight mythical African american citizens, highlighting the indelible imprint each one has made at the usa and the realm. a press release illuminating a distinct point of every iconic determine— made by means of the legend or by means of anyone sporting on their legacy today—portrays the imaginative and prescient and contribution of every topic. no matter if black inventive genius, athletic excellence, political management, or the fight to carry the USA real to its promise, each one legend reminds us that the US will be unrecognizable with out its African American imprint. the USA i'm Legends takes us on an unforgettable trip to the center of the yank experience.

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