Spotlighting notable people and significant events in African American history, this deck of Knowledge Cards offers an insightful look at the wide-ranging achievements of African American women and men. Each card features a photographic portrait on one side and a concise, informative essay about the featured individual on the other. This intriguing, fact-packed deck profiles forty-eight historical figures, from such celebrated luminaries as Frederick Douglass, Countee Cullen, and Mahalia Jackson to lesser-known—but no less accomplished—individuals including Bessie Coleman (pioneering aviator, pictured on cover), Matthew Henson (explorer), and Benjamin Banneker (astronomer).
With portraits on one side and profiles on the other, these 48 fact-filled Knowledge Cards are a great source of condensed information—all in a deck the size of a pack of playing cards.
- Size 3.25 x 4"