The Fierce 44

Black Americans Who Shook Up the World
Awards:New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Dec 24, 2019
Product Number: EB00756420
Released: Dec 24, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780358157236
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A dynamic and hip collective biography that presents forty-four of America’s greatest movers and shakers, from Frederick Douglass to Aretha Franklin to Barack Obama, written by ESPN’s and illustrated with dazzling portraits by Rob Ball.

Meet forty-four of America’s most impressive heroes in this collective biography of African American figures authored by the team at ESPN’s 

From visionaries to entrepreneurs, athletes to activists, the Fierce 44 are beacons of brilliance, perseverance, and excellence. Each short biography is accompanied by a compelling portrait by Robert Ball, whose bright, graphic art pops off the page.

Bringing household names like Serena Williams and Harriet Tubman together with lesser-known but highly deserving figures such as Robert Abbott and Dr. Charles Drew, this collection is a celebration of all that African Americans have achieved, despite everything they have had to overcome.

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Narrator(s): J.D. Jackson
Product Number DD49010
Released: Jan 21, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781690560760