Vashti Harrison

Little Leaders: Exceptional Men in Black History
  • Little Leaders: Exceptional Men in Black History

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

    FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, VASHTI HARRISON

    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.

Vashti Harrison earned her MFA in Film/Video from CalArts and BA from the University of Virginia. Her experimental films and documentaries have shown around the world at film festivals. After a brief stint in television as a production coordinator, she is now a freelance graphic designer and a picture-book illustrator. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, USA.