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The African-American buffalo soldiers, nicknamed by the Cheyenne Indians because of their curly hair and bravery, joined the six black regiments commissioned by an act of Congress in 1866. These men, many of whom were former slaves, enlisted in the army to earn a steady income, acquire an education, and gain respect.
Comedian Steve Harvey and crime-stopper Roopster Roux once again team up to bring justice to the town of Woodville. The villain Victor Vain has a potion that will make everyone in the world look exactly like him, and he has already unleashed it on the citizens of Woodville! With the residents distracted by the chaos of looking identical to one another, Vain and his sidekick, Cheesecake, conduct a major robbery. It is up to Steve Harvey and Roopster Roux to return Woodville and its citizens to normal and stop Vain from fulfilling his egomaniacal goal!
This action-packed tale is ideal for reluctant readers, who will enjoy the pun-slinging fun with Steve Harvey, star of the former television series The Steve Harvey Show and current host of the syndicated morning radio show by the same name. As an actor, entertainer, and philanthropist, Mr. Harvey continues his unending commitment to furthering opportunities for children and young adults throughout the country with generous contributions from the Steve Harvey Foundation.
On the first warm and sunny day of the year, Washington, D.C., Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School principal Sharon Riggs needs one more substitute teacher. Victor Kennedy, the father of the school’s secretary, agrees to teach the seventh-grade American-history class for the day and tells the students about the Tuskegee Airmen. During World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen were the first black men allowed into combat, flying over 1,500 missions over the course of the war and winning a significant battle against segregation at home. Hardcover.
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