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Heroes in Black History

By Dave and Neta Jackson

Timeless lessons for families
from great Christians in Black history

Drawn from the lives of key Christians from the past and present, Heroes in Black History is a beautifully illustrated treasury of forty-two exciting and educational readings designed to help foster Christian character qualities in families with elementary-age children. This inspiring collection, highlighting African-American Christians, presents a short biography and three true stories for each of the following heroes:

  • Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad

  • Samuel Morris: Evangelist From Africa

  • Amanda Smith: American Evangelist to the World

  • Charles Albert Tindley: Prince of Preachers

  • George Washington Carver: The Man Saved the South From Poverty

  • William Seymour: “Father” of Modern Pentecostals

  • Mary McLeod Bethune: Teacher of Head, Hands, and Heart

  • Thomas A. Dorsey: The Father of Gospel Music

  • Eliza Davis George: Liberia's American “Mother”

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Civil Rights Leader

  • John Perkins: A Man Hate Couldn't Stop

  • Festo Kivengere: Africa's Apostle of Love

  • Ricky & Sherialyn Byrdsong: Coaching Kids in the Game of Life

  • Ben Carson: The Brain Surgeon They Called “Dummy”

Whether read together at family devotions or alone, Heroes in Black History is an ideal way to acquaint children ages six to twelve with historically important Christians while imparting valuable lessons. Includes brand-new material as well as content from previous Hero Tales editions.


"Dave and Neta Jackson have produced a modern day classic here. School age youth of all colors can benefit from this resource. Use it in a Sunday school class (for youth or adults) or as a character study. They highlight traits like boldness, love, and reconciliation using the lives of well-known, positive figures in black history and in today's news. Each short chapter includes a short Bible study and talking points." (Linda Leigh Hargrove, Oct. 14, 2008)

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Heroes in Black History

Bethany House Publishers

ISBN: 978-0-7642-0556-9

Paperback, 190 pgs.


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