A dynamic and hip collective biography that items 40-4 of The usa’s largest movers and shakers, from Frederick Douglass to Aretha Franklin to Barack Obama, written by means of ESPN’s and illustrated with surprising pictures by means of Rob Ball.

Meet 40-4 of The usa’s such a lot spectacular heroes on this collective biography of African American figures authored by means of the crew at ESPN’s 

From visionaries to marketers, athletes to activists, the Fierce forty four are beacons of brilliance, perseverance, and excellence. Every brief biography is observed by means of a compelling portrait by means of Robert Ball, whose shiny, photo artwork pops off the web page.

Bringing family names like Serena Williams and Harriet Tubman along side lesser-recognized however extremely deserving figures reminiscent of Robert Abbott and Dr. Charles Drew, this assortment is a party of all that African American citizens have accomplished, in spite of the whole thing they have got had to triumph over.