With captivating illustrations that bring Charlotta Bass's story to life, learn about her fascinating life and what led her to becoming an important African American leader in journalism and politics who fought for justice and equality.
In this biography, you'll meet an important leader in journalism and politics—Charlotta Bass. Charlotta wanted to tell stories that mattered. From the presses of her newspaper, she talked about subjects affecting African Americans and women. In 1952, she made history as the first woman and African American chosen by a political party to run for vice president of the United States. With simple, easy-to-read pages and full-color illustrations that bring the story to life, you'll learn about Bass's dedication, passion, and integrity as she fought for justice and equality.
History is filled with inspiring leaders who made a difference in their communities and in our world. Each 24-page book in this illustrated biography series tells the story of an important leader in science, the arts, government, sports, and other fields. Texts focus on each leader's early life and greatest accomplishments. Each book includes a time line, pre- and post-reading questions for discussion, and an extension activity.