Whether abolitionists or slave revolt leaders, civil rights activists or educators, newspaper publishers or club officers, African-American activists and social leaders have been at the forefront in the struggle for civil rights, racial equality, social justice, and community preservation. African-American Social Leaders and Activists documents the lives and legacies of a representative selection of memorable individuals who have been active leaders in African-American society, from colonial times to the present day.
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The American National Biography Online offers portraits of more than 17,000 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation. The online version reproduces the full-text of the original 24 volume set published in 1999, with new and updated entries added regularly. The online edition features thousands of illustrations, hyperlinked cross-references, links to select web sites, and powerful search capabilities.