(Grades 3-8) · Through story and song we are introduced to 10 important African Americans who dreamed, fought, served, and affected history's path. Included are The Soldier - Henry Johnson · The Activist - A. Phillip Randolph · The Journalist - John Russwurm · The Fighter - Jack Johnson · The Singer - Mamie Smith · The Film Maker - Oscar Micheaux · The Politician - P.B.S. Pinchback · The Preacher - Adam Clayton Powell · The Entrepreneur - Madame C.J. Walker · The Explorer - Matthew Alexander Henson.
The narrative script provides interesting facts about each person and his or her contributions to society, culture, and our nation. Includes reproducible parts and a full performance/accompaniment CD.
Contents: Optional Narrative Script · A Soldier for Us All (Henry Johnson) · We've Got a Brotherhood (A. Phillip Randolph) · Extra Extra (John Russwurm) · Call Him Jack Johnson · Mamie Smith is Comin' to Town · Oh Oscar Micheaux · Pinchback the Politician (P.B.S. Pinchback) · Preacher Powell (Adam Clayton Powell) · We Are All Beautiful (Madame C.J. Walker) · Top of the World (Matthew Alexander Henson).