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Charles Richard Drew (3 June 1904 - 1 April 1950) was an American physician, surgeon and medical res [...]

Lloyd Augustus Hall Chemist [...]

William Purvis of Philadelphia invented and patented improvements to the fountain pen in 1890. Willi [...]

D McCree Patented the portable fire escape [...]

Yvonne Braithwaite Burk Yvonne Braithwaite Burk [...]

University of Tennessee Admits 1st Black [...]

Doris 'Dorie' Miller Naval Hero [...]

Geraldine McCullough Wins gold for Sculpture [...]

Marguerite Johnson Poet [...]

Rebecca Lee Crumpler First African American women to earn a medical degree. [...]

Willie Dixon Boxer, Blues Musician [...]

Lucius D. Amerson First black sheriff [...]

George Washingtion Murray George Washingtion Murray [...]

Henry A Rucker Henry A Rucker appointed Collector of internal Revenue [...]

Patience Singleton friend of compiler [...]