Perfect gift for history buffs and emerging learners. Spotlighting notable people and significant events in African American history. The first Deck of Knowledge Cards offers an insightful look at the wide-ranging achievements of African American women and men. Each card includes a photographic portrait and a concise, informative essay about the featured individual. 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 the cover), Matthew Henson (explorer), and Benjamin Banneker (astronomer).
The second Deck surveys forty-eight African American statespersons and educators, men and women born into slavery, civil rights activists, and public personalities. Each card is illustrated with an original woodblock print; the reverse gives a biography of the person quoted and places their words in context. By Bob Johnson and Mary Margolies.
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! Discover the most important and interesting facts about these influential people in a concise, stress-free compilation. A quick and stimulating supply of information, perfect for students, teachers, history buffs, and the purely inquisitive, this deck is sure to spark your curiosity and encourage you to delve deeper into this compelling subject. Size: 3 1/4 x 4 inches.
3.25″ x 4″ x 1″
96 cards between both decks.