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Black History: Leaders

Michael L. Frizell  & Joe Phillips

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Publisher's summary TidalWave

Jackie Robinson, Lebron James, Tiger Woods, Russell Wilson have all held the title of "greatest player of all-time" in their respective sports. How did they get there? And what influence have they had on our culture? The first African-American to play major league baseball, Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color line and played a role in the Civil Rights Movement. Now the holder of three NBA championships, four MVP awards, two Olympic gold medals, and much more, LeBron James' fame has afforded him the ability to use his numerous endorsements to start companies, participate in social activism, and donate to worthwhile causes. By far, Tiger Woods is the most famous golfer of all time who's TGR Foundation delivers unique and empowering educational opportunities that lead to personal and professional excellence. Expectations and the pressure following them could break lesser men. Fortunately for Seattle Seahawks fans, Russell Wilson manages to withstand success and defeat with grace and aplomb. Read their exciting stories in a new media the graphic novel.

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Black History Leaders: Athletes: LeBron James, Jackie Robinson, Russell Wilson and Tiger Woods