Iconic People of Colour

The Amazing True Stories Behind Inspirational People of Colour

  • Imprint: Summersdale
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160
  • Price: £6.99
  • Publication date: 10 February 2022
  • ISBN: 9781787839779

About the book

It’s time to meet your new superheroes

Discover the fascinating stories behind 38 iconic people of colour, all of them ground-breakers, risk-takers and game-changers. Whether they are activists, athletes, scientists or superstars, every one of them has been a trailblazer in their field and has paved the way for future change. It’s time these individuals took centre stage and had their achievements celebrated the world over.

This book will introduce you to some of the most influential people of colour from across the globe and throughout history, including several modern-day icons.

Among others, you will learn about the incredible lives and achievements of:

  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  • Barack Obama
  • Chadwick Boseman
  • Florence Price
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Kamala Harris
  • Laverne Cox
  • Malala Yousafzai
  • Maria Tallchief
  • RuPaul 

Each inspiring profile also features a bespoke illustration.

Be empowered and inspired by their extraordinary stories, their awesome accomplishments and their words of wisdom in this pocketbook of remarkable people.

About the author

Elizabeth Ajao is a student who loves nothing more than writing about real people. She is currently based in Surrey, where she lives with her other half. When she isn’t writing, Elizabeth spends her time painting, sewing and teaching the violin – sometimes you might even find her studying!