This video is part of a series that examines the heritage of African-Americans, tracing their history back to Africa. The educational programs are designed for use in teaching middle and high school students. The programs promote understanding and respect for the many contributions of African-Americans to history, the arts, sciences, and humanities. This episode considers some of the outstanding Black women and men who helped shape the course of American History. Inventors, writers, soldiers, artists, entrepreneurs, scholars, and workers all made their mark on the American story. A study guide is included.
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