Little Leaders: Exceptional Men in Black History

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'Athletes, especially black athletes, must use every resource at their command to right things that are wrong' - Arthur Ashe


Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're exceptional. They changed the world.

Did you know that the father of African cinema was originally a bricklayer?
Or that Vogue's editor-at-large read his first Vogue magazine in his local library?

Learn all about the exceptional black men who broke barriers and fought injustice to realise their dreams and make the world a better place.

With Vashti Harrison's beautiful illustrations and illuminating writing, discover the stories of black men from all walks of life, including:

Doctor Harold Moody
Diplomat Kofi Annan
Activist Paul Stephenson
Architect Sir David Adjaye
Comic book author Dwayne McDuffie
Musician Prince

Your own little leaders will be inspired to take on the world after learning about these incredible men.

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  • Ekene

    Cutest thing ever. Gives us more history on prominent black figures than most history lessons. I loved it....

  • Kier Scrivener

    I love Vashti Harrison's series of books that highlight the historical figures beside her gorgeous drawings.It is also amazing that she writes in a way that is accessible for children to understand hi...

  • Rebekah

    Much like Harrison’s other book “Bold Women in Black History”, this book is jam packed full of inspirational stories, but instead of bold black women, we’re learning about exceptional black me...

  • Susan

    Thank you Linda Higgs, for bringing this wonderful book to my attention. I learned so much about Black men who should be famous. Thank to the bibliography, I can learn more. Just put Little Leaders, V...

  • Heather

    Another interesting book by Harrison with some interesting, accomplished men I didn’t know (as well as some like Prince that I did 🙂). I really wish I could commission my own illustration by Harr...

  • Megan Sanks

    My favorite part was learning about Dwayne McDuffie, who created Static Shock. I really miss that TV show. ...

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  • Micah

    A nice collection of African American men throughout history. Not your typical well known men but instead the people behind the scenes who gained notoriety. Highly recommend....

  • MarQuis

    I’ve had such a deep admiration for Vashti Harrison’s “Little Leaders” series since I bought the very first book for my then 4-year-old little sister. I was so grateful that such a book existe...

  • Stacy Renee  (LazyDayLit)

    I first discovered Vashti Harrison's illustrations in Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World. I enjoyed the collection so much that I continued on with Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black Hi...