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Table of Contents and Introduction
This youthful history of black America is a vital resource for educators, parents, and students alike. Respected author, educator, and pastor Marvin McMickle offers readers:
• A sampling/survey of African American history written chronologically so that the reader can see how history has unfolded over time• A celebration of those persons and movements that refused to allow racism to set limits on their hopes and dreams• Insight into the struggles and achievements of the past, with the hope that these stories and biographies can inspire this and future generations• A teen-friendly format with "Phat Facts" in history and biographical profiles that offer the "411" on important figures in history
One of the most respected preachers in the nation, Marvin A. McMickle, DMin, PhD, served as pastor of Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio for nearly twenty-five years before becoming president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester, New York in January 2012. No stranger to academia, McMickle previously served as professor of homiletics at Ashland Theological Seminary and in 2009, spent a semester as a visiting professor at Yale University Divinity School. He also taught at Case Western Reserve, Cleveland State, Princeton and Fordham universities.
A prolific author, McMickle has more than a dozen books to his credit, including resources on preaching, ministry, and African American history.
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