Tuesday, August 07, 2012
August 7 Birthday: Ralph Bunche
Ralph Bunche, peacemaker
Aug. 7, 1904-Dec. 9, 1971
Paths to Peace: People Who Changed the World by Jane Breskin Zalben (Dutton, 2006)
Sixteen profiles of world peacemakers include a double-page spread of American diplomat Bunche. Stunning collages accompany each biography. Bunche was the first person of color to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace.
To learn more about Dr. Ralph Bunche, visit the PBS site Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey.