Praise for the previous edition:
"...balanced...useful and informative."—American Reference Books Annual
"...clear, concise language...recommended for high-school, undergraduate, and public libraries."—Booklist
"The scope is impressive...well-written and accurate...[a] valuable reference. Recommended."—Library Media Connection
"...[a] fine reference..."—School Library Journal
African-American Social Leaders and Activists, Revised Edition documents the lives and legacies of a selection of memorable leaders from colonial times to the present day. Each entry provides a biographical profile, concentrating on the events in that person's life related to his or her accomplishments. A general bibliography and subject indexes complete this valuable new resource.
New entries include:
- Roslyn McCallister Brock
- Julius Levonne Chambers
- Louis Henry Gates Jr.
- Nancy Hicks Maynard.