BLACK STARS Meet the black religious leaders who helpedshape the African American experience----from colonial to modern times aeo Absalom Jones aeo Richard Allen aeo Jarena Lee aeo Lemuel Haynes aeo Peter Williams Sr. aeo Peter Williams Jr. aeo John Marrant aeo Denmark Vesey aeo Sojourner Truth aeo Nat Turner aeo Maria Stewart aeo John Jasper aeo Alexander Crummell aeo Henry Highland Garnett aeo Henry McNeal Turner aeo Richard Henry Boyd aeo Bishop C. M. "Sweet Daddy" Grace aeo Vernon Johns aeo Elijah Muhammad aeo Howard Thurman aeo Adam Clayton Powell Jr. aeo Joseph E. Lowery aeo Malcolm X aeo Martin Luther King Jr. aeo Andrew J. Young aeo James L. Bevel aeo John Lewis aeo Prathia Hall Wynn aeo Jesse L. Jackson aeo Vashti Murphy McKenzie aeo Fredrick J. Streets aeo Al Sharpton aeo Renita J. Weems aeo T. D. Jakes
Jim Haskins was the author of more than one hundred books for young readers, including several other books in the Black Stars series. He also collaborated with Rosa Parks on her autobiography, Rosa Parks: My Story. He received many awards, including the Coretta Scott King Award and the Washington Post Childrena s Book Guild Award for his work in nonfiction for young people. Kathleen Benson is the Director of Government and Community Relations at the Museum of the City of New York. Jim and Kathleen collaborated on more than 25 books.
Introduction. PART ONE: LEADERS OF THE REVOLUTIONARY ERA. Absalom Jones and Richard Allen. Lemuel Haynes. John Marrant. Denmark Vesey. PART TWO: LEADERS OF THE CIVILWAR ERA. Sojourner Truth. Nat Turner. Maria Stewart. John Jasper. Alexander Crummell and Henry Highland Garnett. PART THREE: LEADERS OF THE RECONSTRUCTION ERA AND THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY. Henry McNeal Turner. Richard Henry Boyd. Vernon Johns. Elijah Muhammad. Howard Thurman. PART FOUR: LEADERS OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA. Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Joseph E. Lowery. Malcolm X. Martin Luther King Jr. Andrew J. Young. John Lewis. PART FIVE: LEADERS OF TODAY. Vashti Murphy McKenzie. Frederick J. Streets. Al Sharpton. Renita J. Weems. T. D. Jakes. Notes. Bibliography. Picture Credits. Index.