BLACK HISTORY HEROES BLOG
A. G. Gaston: The Black Business Titan Advancing African-American Entrepreneurship in Alabama
A. G. Gaston (b. 7/4/1892 - d. 1/19/1996) When considering the incredible obstacles surmounted by A. G. Gaston and his outstanding busi...
Charlottes E. Ray: First African-American Woman Lawyer and First Woman Admitted to Practice Law Before the D.C. Supreme Court
Early Black Woman Attorney Charlotte E. Ray On January 13, 1850, Charlotte E. Ray was born in New York City. She was one of seven child...
Dusé Mohamed Ali: An Early Influence on the Nation of Islam and the Moorish Science Temple of America
Dusé Mohamed Ali Dusé Mohamed Ali (b. 11/21/1866 – d. 6/25/1945, Lagos, Nigeria) was born in Alexandria, Egypt to Abdul Salem Al...
Carlos Alexander Cooks and the Development of Black Nationalism
It is likely that you have never heard of Carlos Alexander Cooks, though he has profoundly shaped the development of Black Nationalism ...
When Black Folks Owned Baseball Stadiums in Memphis: Dr. John B. Martin, The Martin Brothers & The Negro League
Memphis Red Sox players in front of dugout. Dr. John B. Martin (1885-1973), often referred to as J. B. Martin, was president of Negr...
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