The Best Book of Black Biographies - What’s inside? Inventors, explorers, and entrepreneurs! Astronauts, entertainers, and sports stars! Doctors, lawyers, and singers of the blues! Champions of freedom! The famous...and just folks! What do these African Americans have in common? Overcoming hardship. Persevering in spite of all obstacles. Using failures as stepping-stones to success. Living lives full of pizzazz! Each biography proves to young readers that you, too, “can do”!