Black Profiles in Courage: A Legacy of African-American Achievement

Black Profiles in Courage: A Legacy of African-American AchievementAnother remarkable book by Karem Abdul Jabbar Reasonably documented account of courageous African Americans across the domains of exploration, revolution, resistance, incitement, escape, respect, defense, discovery inventions and change Some of heroes are known to us, like Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman, but their stories are incomplete Others, like Bass Reeves, Louis Lattimer and Joseph Cinque were known in their time but quickly dropped out of the history books The facts of black military heroism were likewise left on the cutting room floor of mainstream textbooks I m very impressed with how Mr Abdul Jabbar brings these stories to life We need to know them better They need to be put into our mainstream history curriculum.This book held a number of surprises for me, but the biggest was that the famous 382 day Montgomery Alabama Bus Boycott started by Rosa Parks did NOT have desegregation as one of its demands The racist bus segregation law was being fought in the courts, but all the boycottors were asking for, according to Mr Abdul Jabbar and attributed to the Rev Ralph Abernathy were Courteous treatment of blacks on all city buses First come, first served seating, with whites sitting in the front and blacks sitting in the rear The hiring of black drivers on all black routesAt the time of the boycott, black ridership was three times that of white ridership The case for granting the above demands was not only moral but in the economic interest of the bus company But the white leadership of Montgomery chose to use intimidation and violence to force black riders back into subservience Meanwhile the bus company hurtled towards bankruptcy despite doubling fares The acceptance of segregation wasn t enough the opponents of the boycott wanted blacks to know their place and move for whites Think of the level of hostility behind that stance for a few minutes In the end, neither side yielded on their own It took the US Supreme Court overturning Alabama s bus segregation law to end the boycott With the law gone, first come, first serve seating was the law of the land This book has a general bibliography organized by last name of author and a good index I wish that Mr Abdul Jabbar had included footnotes to specific items he noted or had organized the bibliography by chapter Still, I think he gives enough detail to track down the items.I view this book as a must read for American History for people of all races. Another remarkable book by Karem Abdul Jabbar Reasonably documented account of courageous African Americans across the domains of exploration, revolution, resistance, incitement, escape, respect, defense, discovery inventions and change Some of heroes are known to us, like Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman, but their stories are incomplete Others, like Bass Reeves, Louis Lattimer and Joseph Cinque were known in their time but quickly dropped out of the history books The facts of black military heroism were likewise left on the cutting room floor of mainstream textbooks I m very impressed with how Mr Abdul Jabbar brings these stories to life We need to know them better They need to be put into our mainstream history curriculum.This book held a number of surprises for me, but the biggest was that the famous 382 day Montgomery Alabama Bus Boycott started by Rosa Parks did NOT have desegregation as one of its demands The racist bus segregation law was being fought in the courts, but all the boycottors were asking for, according to Mr Abdul Jabbar and attributed to the Rev Ralph Abernathy were Courteous treatment of blacks on all city buses First come, first served seating, with whites sitting in the front and blacks sitting in the rear The hiring of black drivers on all black routesAt the time of the boycott, black ridership was three times that of white ridership The case for granting the above demands was not only moral but in the economic interest of the bus company But the white leadership of Montgomery chose to use intimidation and violence to force black riders back into subservience Meanwhile the bus company hurtled towards bankruptcy despite doubling fares The acceptance of segregation wasn t enough the opponents of the boycott wanted blacks to know their place and move for whites Think of the level of hostility behind that stance for a few minutes In the end, neither side yielded on their own It took the US Supreme Court overturning Alabama s bus segregation law to end the boycott With the law gone, first come, first serve seating was the law of the land This book has a general bibliography organized by last name of author and a good index I wish that Mr Abdul Jabbar had included footnotes to specific items he noted or had organized the bibliography by chapter Still, I think he gives enough detail to track down the items.I view this book as a must read for American History for people of all races. Another remarkable book by Karem Abdul Jabbar Reasonably documented account of courageous African Americans across the domains of exploration, revolution, resistance, incitement, escape, respect, defense, discovery inventions and change Some of heroes are known to us, like Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman, but their stories are incomplete Others, like Bass Reeves, Louis Lattimer and Joseph Cinque were known in their time but quickly dropped out of the history books The facts of black military heroism were likewise left on the cutting room floor of mainstream textbooks I m very impressed with how Mr Abdul Jabbar brings these stories to life We need to know them better They need to be put into our mainstream history curriculum.This book held a number of surprises for me, but the biggest was that the famous 382 day Montgomery Alabama Bus Boycott started by Rosa Parks did NOT have desegregation as one of its demands The racist bus segregation law was being fought in the courts, but all the boycottors were asking for, according to Mr Abdul Jabbar and attributed to the Rev Ralph Abernathy were Courteous treatment of blacks on all city buses First come, first served seating, with whites sitting in the front and blacks sitting in the rear The hiring of black drivers on all black routesAt the time of the boycott, black ridership was three times that of white ridership The case for granting the above demands was not only moral but in the economic interest of the bus company But the white leadership of Montgomery chose to use intimidation and violence to force black riders back into subservience Meanwhile the bus company hurtled towards bankruptcy despite doubling fares The acceptance of segregation wasn t enough the opponents of the boycott wanted blacks to know their place and move for whites Think of the level of hostility behind that stance for a few minutes In the end, neither side yielded on their own It took the US Supreme Court overturning Alabama s bus segregation law to end the boycott With the law gone, first come, first serve seating was the law of the land This book has a general bibliography organized by last name of author and a good index I wish that Mr Abdul Jabbar had included footnotes to specific items he noted or had organized the bibliography by chapter Still, I think he gives enough detail to track down the items.I view this book as a must read for American History for people of all races. Another remarkable book by Karem Abdul Jabbar Reasonably documented account of courageous African Americans across the domains of exploration, revolution, resistance, incitement, escape, respect, defense, discovery inventions and change Some of heroes are known to us, like Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman, but their stories are incomplete Others, like Bass Reeves, Louis Lattimer and Joseph Cinque were known in their time but quickly dropped out of the history books The facts of black military heroism were likewise left on the cutting room floor of mainstream textbooks I m very impressed with how Mr Abdul Jabbar brings these stories to life We need to know them better They need to be put into our mainstream history curriculum.This book held a number of surprises for me, but the biggest was that the famous 382 day Montgomery Alabama Bus Boycott started by Rosa Parks did NOT have desegregation as one of its demands The racist bus segregation law was being fought in the courts, but all the boycottors were asking for, according to Mr Abdul Jabbar and attributed to the Rev Ralph Abernathy were Courteous treatment of blacks on all city buses First come, first served seating, with whites sitting in the front and blacks sitting in the rear The hiring of black drivers on all black routesAt the time of the boycott, black ridership was three times that of white ridership The case for granting the above demands was not only moral but in the economic interest of the bus company But the white leadership of Montgomery chose to use intimidation and violence to force black riders back into subservience Meanwhile the bus company hurtled towards bankruptcy despite doubling fares The acceptance of segregation wasn t enough the opponents of the boycott wanted blacks to know their place and move for whites Think of the level of hostility behind that stance for a few minutes In the end, neither side yielded on their own It took the US Supreme Court overturning Alabama s bus segregation law to end the boycott With the law gone, first come, first serve seating was the law of the land This book has a general bibliography organized by last name of author and a good index I wish that Mr Abdul Jabbar had included footnotes to specific items he noted or had organized the bibliography by chapter Still, I think he gives enough detail to track down the items.I view this book as a must read for American History for people of all races. Another remarkable book by Karem Abdul Jabbar Reasonably documented account of courageous African Americans across the domains of exploration, revolution, resistance, incitement, escape, respect, defense, discovery inventions and change Some of heroes are known to us, like Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman, but their stories are incomplete Others, like Bass Reeves, Louis Lattimer and Joseph Cinque were known in their time but quickly dropped out of the history books The facts of black military heroism were likewise left on the cutting room floor of mainstream textbooks I m very impressed with how Mr Abdul Jabbar brings these stories to life We need to know them better They need to be put into our mainstream history curriculum.This book held a number of surprises for me, but the biggest was that the famous 382 day Montgomery Alabama Bus Boycott started by Rosa Parks did NOT have desegregation as one of its demands The racist bus segregation law was being fought in the courts, but all the boycottors were asking for, according to Mr Abdul Jabbar and attributed to the Rev Ralph Abernathy were Courteous treatment of blacks on all city buses First come, first served seating, with whites sitting in the front and blacks sitting in the rear The hiring of black drivers on all black routesAt the time of the boycott, black ridership was three times that of white ridership The case for granting the above demands was not only moral but in the economic interest of the bus company But the white leadership of Montgomery chose to use intimidation and violence to force black riders back into subservience Meanwhile the bus company hurtled towards bankruptcy despite doubling fares The acceptance of segregation wasn t enough the opponents of the boycott wanted blacks to know their place and move for whites Think of the level of hostility behind that stance for a few minutes In the end, neither side yielded on their own It took the US Supreme Court overturning Alabama s bus segregation law to end the boycott With the law gone, first come, first serve seating was the law of the land This book has a general bibliography organized by last name of author and a good index I wish that Mr Abdul Jabbar had included footnotes to specific items he noted or had organized the bibliography by chapter Still, I think he gives enough detail to track down the items.I view this book as a must read for American History for people of all races. Another remarkable book by Karem Abdul Jabbar Reasonably documented account of courageous African Americans across the domains of exploration, revolution, resistance, incitement, escape, respect, defense, discovery inventions and change Some of heroes are known to us, like Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman, but their stories are incomplete Others, like Bass Reeves, Louis Lattimer and Joseph Cinque were known in their time but quickly dropped out of the history books The facts of black military heroism were likewise left on the cutting room floor of mainstream textbooks I m very impressed with how Mr Abdul Jabbar brings these stories to life We need to know them better They need to be put into our mainstream history curriculum.This book held a number of surprises for me, but the biggest was that the famous 382 day Montgomery Alabama Bus Boycott started by Rosa Parks did NOT have desegregation as one of its demands The racist bus segregation law was being fought in the courts, but all the boycottors were asking for, according to Mr Abdul Jabbar and attributed to the Rev Ralph Abernathy were Courteous treatment of blacks on all city buses First come, first served seating, with whites sitting in the front and blacks sitting in the rear The hiring of black drivers on all black routesAt the time of the boycott, black ridership was three times that of white ridership The case for granting the above demands was not only moral but in the economic interest of the bus company But the white leadership of Montgomery chose to use intimidation and violence to force black riders back into subservience Meanwhile the bus company hurtled towards bankruptcy despite doubling fares The acceptance of segregation wasn t enough the opponents of the boycott wanted blacks to know their place and move for whites Think of the level of hostility behind that stance for a few minutes In the end, neither side yielded on their own It took the US Supreme Court overturning Alabama s bus segregation law to end the boycott With the law gone, first come, first serve seating was the law of the land This book has a general bibliography organized by last name of author and a good index I wish that Mr Abdul Jabbar had included footnotes to specific items he noted or had organized the bibliography by chapter Still, I think he gives enough detail to track down the items.I view this book as a must read for American History for people of all races. Another remarkable book by Karem Abdul Jabbar Reasonably documented account of courageous African Americans across the domains of exploration, revolution, resistance, incitement, escape, respect, defense, discovery inventions and change Some of heroes are known to us, like Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman, but their stories are incomplete Others, like Bass Reeves, Louis Lattimer and Joseph Cinque were known in their time but quickly dropped out of the history books The facts of black military heroism were likewise left on the cutting room floor of mainstream textbooks I m very impressed with how Mr Abdul Jabbar brings these stories to life We need to know them better They need to be put into our mainstream history curriculum.This book held a number of surprises for me, but the biggest was that the famous 382 day Montgomery Alabama Bus Boycott started by Rosa Parks did NOT have desegregation as one of its demands The racist bus segregation law was being fought in the courts, but all the boycottors were asking for, according to Mr Abdul Jabbar and attributed to the Rev Ralph Abernathy were Courteous treatment of blacks on all city buses First come, first served seating, with whites sitting in the front and blacks sitting in the rear The hiring of black drivers on all black routesAt the time of the boycott, black ridership was three times that of white ridership The case for granting the above demands was not only moral but in the economic interest of the bus company But the white leadership of Montgomery chose to use intimidation and violence to force black riders back into subservience Meanwhile the bus company hurtled towards bankruptcy despite doubling fares The acceptance of segregation wasn t enough the opponents of the boycott wanted blacks to know their place and move for whites Think of the level of hostility behind that stance for a few minutes In the end, neither side yielded on their own It took the US Supreme Court overturning Alabama s bus segregation law to end the boycott With the law gone, first come, first serve seating was the law of the land This book has a general bibliography organized by last name of author and a good index I wish that Mr Abdul Jabbar had included footnotes to specific items he noted or had organized the bibliography by chapter Still, I think he gives enough detail to track down the items.I view this book as a must read for American History for people of all races. Another remarkable book by Karem Abdul Jabbar Reasonably documented account of courageous African Americans across the domains of exploration, revolution, resistance, incitement, escape, respect, defense, discovery inventions and change Some of heroes are known to us, like Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman, but their stories are incomplete Others, like Bass Reeves, Louis Lattimer and Joseph Cinque were known in their time but quickly dropped out of the history books The facts of black military heroism were likewise left on the cutting room floor of mainstream textbooks I m very impressed with how Mr Abdul Jabbar brings these stories to life We need to know them better They need to be put into our mainstream history curriculum.This book held a number of surprises for me, but the biggest was that the famous 382 day Montgomery Alabama Bus Boycott started by Rosa Parks did NOT have desegregation as one of its demands The racist bus segregation law was being fought in the courts, but all the boycottors were asking for, according to Mr Abdul Jabbar and attributed to the Rev Ralph Abernathy were Courteous treatment of blacks on all city buses First come, first served seating, with whites sitting in the front and blacks sitting in the rear The hiring of black drivers on all black routesAt the time of the boycott, black ridership was three times that of white ridership The case for granting the above demands was not only moral but in the economic interest of the bus company But the white leadership of Montgomery chose to use intimidation and violence to force black riders back into subservience Meanwhile the bus company hurtled towards bankruptcy despite doubling fares The acceptance of segregation wasn t enough the opponents of the boycott wanted blacks to know their place and move for whites Think of the level of hostility behind that stance for a few minutes In the end, neither side yielded on their own It took the US Supreme Court overturning Alabama s bus segregation law to end the boycott With the law gone, first come, first serve seating was the law of the land This book has a general bibliography organized by last name of author and a good index I wish that Mr Abdul Jabbar had included footnotes to specific items he noted or had organized the bibliography by chapter Still, I think he gives enough detail to track down the items.I view this book as a must read for American History for people of all races. Another remarkable book by Karem Abdul Jabbar Reasonably documented account of courageous African Americans across the domains of exploration, revolution, resistance, incitement, escape, respect, defense, discovery inventions and change Some of heroes are known to us, like Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman, but their stories are incomplete Others, like Bass Reeves, Louis Lattimer and Joseph Cinque were known in their time but quickly dropped out of the history books The facts of black military heroism were likewise left on the cutting room floor of mainstream textbooks I m very impressed with how Mr Abdul Jabbar brings these stories to life We need to know them better They need to be put into our mainstream history curriculum.This book held a number of surprises for me, but the biggest was that the famous 382 day Montgomery Alabama Bus Boycott started by Rosa Parks did NOT have desegregation as one of its demands The racist bus segregation law was being fought in the courts, but all the boycottors were asking for, according to Mr Abdul Jabbar and attributed to the Rev Ralph Abernathy were Courteous treatment of blacks on all city buses First come, first served seating, with whites sitting in the front and blacks sitting in the rear The hiring of black drivers on all black routesAt the time of the boycott, black ridership was three times that of white ridership The case for granting the above demands was not only moral but in the economic interest of the bus company But the white leadership of Montgomery chose to use intimidation and violence to force black riders back into subservience Meanwhile the bus company hurtled towards bankruptcy despite doubling fares The acceptance of segregation wasn t enough the opponents of the boycott wanted blacks to know their place and move for whites Think of the level of hostility behind that stance for a few minutes In the end, neither side yielded on their own It took the US Supreme Court overturning Alabama s bus segregation law to end the boycott With the law gone, first come, first serve seating was the law of the land This book has a general bibliography organized by last name of author and a good index I wish that Mr Abdul Jabbar had included footnotes to specific items he noted or had organized the bibliography by chapter Still, I think he gives enough detail to track down the items.I view this book as a must read for American History for people of all races. From Revolutionary War Heroes Such As Crispus Attucks To Antislavery Activist Frederick Douglass To Scientist Lewis Latimer And Musical Artist Duke Ellington, Kareem Abdul Jabbar Examines The Lives Of Heroic African Americans And Offers Their Stories As Inspirational Examples For People Who Rarely Encounter Positive Role Models Photos Line Drawings Throughout

Kareem Abdul Jabbar born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr on April 16, 1947 in New York City, New York, United States is an American former professional basketball player and current assistant coach Typically referred to as Lew Alcindor in his younger days, he changed his name when he converted to Islam.

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  • Hardcover
  • 232 pages
  • Black Profiles in Courage: A Legacy of African-American Achievement
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • English
  • 07 June 2018
  • 9780688130978

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