Young, Gifted and Black

Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present

Jamia Wilson, illustrated by Andrea Pippins
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This book brings together 52 icons of colour from the past and present in a celebration of achievement.

Meet figureheads, leaders and pioneers such as Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela and Rosa Parks, as well as cultural trailblazers and sporting heroes, including Stevie Wonder, Oprah Winfrey and Serena Williams. Strong, courageous, talented and diverse, these extraordinary men and women's achievements will inspire a new generation to chase their dream… whatever it may be.

Author bio:

ANDREA PIPPINS is an illustrator, designer, and author who has a passion for creating images that reflect what she wants to see in art, media, and pop culture. Her vision is to empower people of colour with tools and inspiration to create and tell their own stories. Andrea is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
JAMIA WILSON is the executive director and publisher of the Feminist Press. She is a leading voice on feminist and gender justice issues whose words have appeared across many print mediums. Jamia is an adjunct professor at the John Jay School for Criminal Justice and travels across the U.S. – and beyond – to to talk about race, feminism, leadership and so much more.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9781786030887
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Wide Eyed Editions
Pub Date: January 2018
Page Extent: 64
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 7 - 10
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational