Volume 2: Brown, S. - Diggs

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Entry Name Birth Death Primary Category
Brown, Solomon G. 1829 1903? Education
Brown, Sterling Allen 1901 1989 Writing
Brown, Sue M. Wilson 1877 1941 Religion
Brown, Wesley A. 1927   Military
Brown, Willa 1906 1992 Military
Brown, William Alexander 1792 1848 Theater / Film
Brown, William H. 1836 1896 Military
Brown, William Wells 1815 1884 Slave Narrative
Brown, Willie [i] 1934   Politics
Brown, Willie [ii] 1940   Sports ftb
Brown, Willie [iii] 1962   Theater / Film
Brown, Wilson 18XX   Military
Browne, Marjorie Lee 1914 1979 Education
Browne, Robert Tecumtha     Writing
Browne, Roscoe Lee 1925   Theater / Film
Browne, Rose Butler 1897   Education
Browne, Theodore 1910? 1979 Theater / Film
Browne, William Washington 1849 1897 Business
Bruce, Blanche Kelso 1841 1898 Politics
Bruce, Henry Clay 1836 1902 Slave Narrative
Bruce, John Edward 1856 1924 Journalism
Bruce, Josephine Beall Willson 1853 1923 Education
Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, Sr. 1879 1950 Education
Bruner, Peter 1845 1938 Slave Narrative
Bryan, Andrew 1737 1812 Religion
Bryant, Hazel Joan 1939 1983 Theater / Film
Bryant, Ray 1918   Music
Bryant, Richard Renard     Military
Brymn, Tim 1895/81 1946 Music
Bubbles, John 1902 1986 Dance
Buccau, Quamino 1810 1851 Slave Narrative
Buchanan, Junious “Buck” 1940 1992 Sports (ftb)
Buckner, Milt 1915 1977 Music
Bulah, Sarah     Activism
Bullard, Eugene 1895 1961 Military
Bullins, Edward (Ed) 1935   Theater / Film
Bullock, Barbara     Art
Bullock, Dick 1793 1854 Slavery
Bullock, Matthew Washington 1881 1972 Sports
Bumbry, Grace 1937   Music
Bunche, Ralph Johnson 1904 1971 Government
Bundy, William F.     Military
Burch, Charles Eaton 1891 1948 Education
Burch, J. Henri 1836 1883 Activism
Burdett, Samuel     Religion
Burgaw, Israel     Religion
Burgess, John 1909 2003 Religion
Burgos, Julia de 1914 1953 Writing
Burke, Selma Hortense 1900 1995 Art
Burke, Solomon 1940   Music
Burke, Yvonne Brathwaite 1932   Politics
Burks, Mary Fair 19XX 1991 Education
Burleigh, Henry Thacker 1866 1949 Music
Burley, Dan 1907 1962 Journalism
Burnett, Calvin 1921   Art
Burnett, Carol E.     Medecine
Burnett, Charles 1944   Theater / Film
Burns, Anthony 1829 1862 Slavery
Burnside, R. L.   2005 Music
Burrell, Berkeley Graham 1919 1979 Business
Burrell, Kenny (Kenneth Earl Burrell) 1931   Music
Burrell, William Patrick 1865 1952 Organizations
Burrill, Mary P. (Mamie) 1884 (approx.)/ 1879 1946 Writing
Burris, Roland 1937   Politics
Burris, Samuel D. 1808 1869 (approx.) Activism
Burroughs, Margaret Taylor Goss 1917   Art
Burroughs, Nannie 1879 1961 Activism
Burton, LeVar 1957   Theater / Film
Burton, Thomas William 1860 1939 Slave Narrative
Burton, Walter Moses 1830 1913 Slavery
Bush, George Washington 1791 1867 The West
Bush, John     Art
Bush, John Edward 1856 1916 Business
Bush, William Owen 1832 1907 The West
Bush-Banks, Olivia Ward 1869 1944 Writing
Butcher, Elizabeth     Law
Butler, Jerry 1939   Music
Butler, Mary Dell 1923 1983 Education
Butler, Melvin Arthur     Education
Butler, Nace 17XX 1819 Military
Butler, Octavia E. 1947 2006 Writing
Butler, Selena Sloan 187? 1964 Education
Butler, Susie Dart 1888 1959 Activism
Butler, William     Military
Butts, Calvin O., III 1949   Religion
Byas, Don 1912 1972 Music
Byrd, Flossie Marian 1927   Education
Cable, Theodore     Sports trk
Caesar, Adolph 1934 1986 Theater / Film
Caesar, John 17XX 1837 Activism
Caesar, Shirley Ann 1938   Music
Cahn, Jean Camper 1935 1991 Activism
Cailloux, Andre 1825 1863 Military
Cain, Lawrence 1844 1884 Slavery
Cain, Richard Harvey 1825 1887 Politics
Caldwell, Charles 1831/2 1875 Slavery
Caldwell, Wilson 1842/3   Activism
Cale, Hugh 1838 1910 Activism
Caliver, Ambrose 1894 1962 Education
Calloway, Blanche Dorothea Jones 1902 1978 Music
Calloway, Cab 1907 1994 Music
Calloway, Deverne Lee 1916 1993 Journalism
Calloway, Ernest 1909 1989 Activism
Calloway, Nathaniel Oglesby 1907 1979 Medicine
Calvin, Floyd (Joseph) 1902 1939 Journalism
Cambridge, Godfrey 1933 1976 Theater / Film
Cameron, James Herbert 1914 2006 Organizations
Campanella, Roy 1921 1993 Sports (bsb)
Campbell, Bebe Moore 1950 2006 Writing
Campbell, Delois Barrett 1926   Music
Campbell, Earl 1955   Sports (ftb)
Campbell, Elmer Simms 1906 1971 Art
Campbell, James Edwin 1867 1896 Writing
Campbell, Lucie E. 1885 1963 Music
Campbell, Luther 1961   Music
Campbell, Sarah (Aunt Sally) 1813 1888 The West
Campbell, T. M. 1883 1956 Education
Campbell, Tunis Gulic 1812 1891 Politics
Camper, John Emory Toussaint 1894   Medicine
Canady, Alexa I. 1950   Medicine
Candy     Crime
Cannady, Beatrice Morrow 1889   Activism
Cannon, George Dows 1902 1986 Activism
Cannon, George Epps 1869 1925 Medicine
Cannon, Gus 1883 1979 Music
Cannon, Katie Geneva     Religion
Capers, Virginia 1926? 2004 Theater / Film
Cardozo, Francis Louis 1837 1903 Politics
Cardozo, Thomas W. 1838 1881 Education
Cardozo, William Warrick 1905 1962 Medicine
Carew, Jan 1925   Writing
Carew, Rod 1945   Sports (bsb)
Carey, Archibald James, Jr. 1908 1981 Government
Carey, Mutt 1891 1948 Music
Carlisle, Cato 17XX   Military
Carlisle, Una Mae 1915/18 1956 Music
Carmichael, Stokely 1941 1998 Activism
Carnegie, M. Elizabeth 1916   Medicine
Carney, Harry Howell 1910 1974 Music
Carney, William Harvey 1840 1902/08 Military
Carpenter, Rosie Lee     Activism
Carr, Johnnie 1910   Activism
Carr, Leroy 1905 1935 Music (blues)
Carr, Wynona 1924 1976 Music
Carroll, Diahann 1935   Theater / Film
Carroll, Vinnette 1922 2002 Theater / Film
Carruthers, George R. 1940/39   Invention
Carson, Ben 1951   Medicine
Carson, Julia May Porter 1938   Politics
Carson, Robert (Sonny)     Writing
Carter Brooks, Elizabeth 1867 1951 Education
Carter, Betty 1930 1998 Music
Carter, Bo 1893 1964 Music
Carter, Dennis Drummond 1814   Music
Carter, Elmer Anderson 1890 1973 Journalism
Carter, Eunice Hunton 1899 1970 Law
Carter, Hawkins W. 1842 1927 Activism
Carter, James 1925 2003 Music
Carter, Jennie c.1830 1881 Writing
Carter, Mae Bertha 1923 1999 Activism
Carter, Robert Lee 1917   Law
Carter, Rubin (Hurricane) 1937   Sports (box)
Carter, Stephen L. 1954   Law
Carter, Uless 1916   Religion
Carter, Vincent O. 1924 1983 Writing
Carter, William Beverly, Jr. 1921 1982 Journalism
Cartwright, Marguerite D.     Journalism
Carver, George Washington 1864 (approx.) 1943 Science
Cary, Lorene 1956   Writing
Cary, Lott 1780 (approx.) 1828 Religion
Cary, Mary Ann Camberton Shadd 1823 1893 Activism
Cass, Melnea 1896 1978 Activism
Cassey, Peter Williams 1831   Education
Cassius, Samuel Robert 1853 1931 Activism
Catlett, Big Sid 1910 1951 Music
Catlett, Elizabeth 1915   Art
Cato, Minto 1900 1979 Music
Catto, Octavius Valentine 1840 1871 Activism
Cayton, Horace Roscoe 1903 1970 Education
Cayton, Horace Roscoe, Sr.     Journalism
Cayton, Revels 1907 1995 Activism
Cayton, Susie Sumner Revels 1870 1943 Journalism
Celestin, Papa 1884 1954 Music
Celia [Florida] 1818? 1848 Slavery
Celia [Missouri] 1836? 1855 Slavery
Cepeda, Orlando 1937   Sports (bsb)
Cesar 1682 (approx.)   Medicine
Chamberlain, Wilt 1936 1999 Sports (bsk)
Chambers, Julius LeVonne 1936   Activism
Chambers, Paul 1935 1969 Music
Chandler, Dana C., Jr. 1941   Art
Chaney, James Earl 1943 1964 Activism
Chaney, John 1932   Sports (bsk)
Chanticleer, Raven 1928 2002 Art
Chappelle, Dave 1973   Theater / Film
Charles, Ezzard Mack 1921 1975 Sports (box)
Charles, Ray 1930 2004 Music
Charles, Robert 1865? 1866? 1900 Activism
Charleston, Oscar McKinley 1896 1954 Oct 5 Sports (bsb)
Charlton, Cornelius H. 1929 1952 Military
Charlton, Samuel 1760 1843 Military
Chase, Leah     Business
Chase, William Calvin 1854 1921 Journalism
Chase-Riboud, Barbara 1939   Writing
Chauvin, Louis 1881 1908 Music
Chavis, Benjamin Franklin, Jr. 1948   Activism
Chavis, Boozoo (Wilson Anthony Chavis) 1939 2001 Music
Chavis, John 1763 1838 Education
Cheatham, Doc 1905 1997 Music
Cheatham, Henry Plummer 1857 1935 Politics
Che-cho-ter     Slavery
Checker, Chubby 1941   Music
Chenault, Kenneth Irvine 1951   Business
Chenier, Clifton 1925 1987 Music
Cherry, Don 1936   Music
Cherry, Frank S. 1880 (approx.) 1965 Religion
Cherry, Henry C. 1835/6   Slavery
Chesnutt, Charles Waddell 1858 1932 Writing
Chesnutt, Helen Maria     Education
Chester, Thomas Morris 1834 1892 Politics
Cheswill, Wentworth 1746 1817 Military
Childers, Lulu Vere 1870 1946 Education
Childress, Alice 1916 1994 Theater / Film
Childress, Alvin 1907 (approx.) 1986 Theater / Film
Chinn, May Edward 1896 1980 Medicine
Chisholm, Shirley 1924 2005 Politics
Christian, Charlie 1916 1942 Music
Christian, Marcus Bruce 1900   Education
Chuck D (Carlton Douglas Ridenhour)     Music
Church, Robert Reed 1839 1912 Business
Church, Robert Reed, Jr. 1885 1952 Business
Cinque 1814 (approx.) 1879 (approx.) Slavery
Clack, Doris Hargrett     Education
Clamorgan, Cyprian     Writing
Clark, Alexander G. 1826 1891 Activism
Clark, Ed 1926   Art
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft 1914 2005 Education
Clark, Mamie Phipps 1917 1983 Medicine
Clark, Peter Humphries 1829 1925 Education
Clark, Robert     Government
Clark, Septima P. 1898 1987 Activism
Clark, Sonny 1931 1963 Music
Clarke, Charles Henry 1854/55   Business
Clarke, John Henrik 1915 1998 Writing
Clarke, Kenny 1914 1985 Music
Clarke, Lewis G. 1815/12 1897 Slave Narrative
Clash, Kevin 1960   Theater / Film
Clayton, Buck 1911 1991 Music
Clayton, Eva McPherson 1934   Politics
Clayton, Mayme     Education
Cleage, Albert Buford, Jr. (Jaramogi Abebe Agyeman) 1911 2000 Religion
Cleage, Pearl (Michelle) 1948   Writing
Cleaver, Eldridge 1935 1998 Activism
Cleaver, Kathleen 1945   Law
Clement, Rufus Early 1900 1967 Education
Clement, Samuel Spottford 1861   Slave Narrative
Clemente, Roberto 1934 1972 Sports (bsb)
Cleveland, James Edward 1931 1991 Music
Clifford, Carrie Williams 1862 1934 Activism
Clifford, John Robert 1849 1933 Writing
Clifton, Lucille 1936   Writing
Clinton, George 1940/41   Music
Clyburn, James Enos 1940   Politics
Coachman, Alice 1923   Sports (trk)
Cobb, Charles E., Jr. 1943   Writing
Cobb, James Adlai 1876 1958 Law
Cobb, Jewell Plummer 1924   Science
Cobb, William Montague 1904 1990 Medicine
Coburn, John P. 1811 1873 Military
Cochran, Johnnie 1937 2005 Law
Coffee     Activism
Coffey, Cornelius R. 1903 1994 Military
Coggs, Pauline Redmond     Organizations
Cohen, Walter L. 1860 1930 Business
Coincoin, Marie-Thérèse 1742 1816 Slavery
Coker, Daniel 1780? 1835? Religion
Coker, Marie Jones Austin Dickerson 1900 1993 Military
Cole, Allen Eugene 1893 1970 Art
Cole, Bob 1868 1911 Music
Cole, Cozy 1909 1981 Music
Cole, Johnnetta 1936   Education
Cole, Maria Hawkins 1922   Business
Cole, Nat King 1917 1965 Music
Cole, Natalie 1950   Music
Cole, Rebecca 1846 1922 Medicine
Cole, Robert A. 1882   Business
Coleman, Bessie 1892 1926 Military
Coleman, Bill 1904 1981 Music
Coleman, L. Zenobia 1901   Education
Coleman, Lucretia Newman 18XX   Education
Coleman, Ornette 1930   Music
Coleman, Steve 1956   Music
Coleman, Warren Clay 1849 1904 Slavery
Coleman, William T., Jr. 1920   Government
Coles, Honi 1911 1992 Dance
Coles, Solomon Melvin 1844   Slavery
Colescott, Robert H. 1925   Art
Cole-Talbert, Florence O. 1890 1961 Music
Collier, Holt 1846 1936 The West
Collier, Nathan White     Education
Collins, Addie Mae 1949? 1963 Activism
Collins, Albert 1932 1993 Music
Collins, Janet 1923/17?   Dance
Collins, Julia C. 17XX 1865 Writing
Coltrane, Alice McLeod 1937   Music
Coltrane, John William 1926 1967 Music
Combs, Osie V., Jr. 1949   Military
Combs, Sean (Puffy) (P Diddy) 1970   Music
Cone, James Hal 1938   Religion
Conner, Jeffie Obrea Allen 1895 1972 Education
Connerly, Ward 1939   Activism
Conyers, John F., Jr. 1929   Politics
Cook, Coralie Franklin 18XX 1942 Activism,
Cook, Fields 1814   Slavery
Cook, George F. T. 1835 1912 Education
Cook, George William 1855 1931 Activism
Cook, John Francis 1810 1855 Religion
Cook, John Francis, Jr. 1833 1910 Politics
Cook, Joyce Mitchell     Education
Cook, Vivian E. J. 1889 1977 Education
Cook, Will Marion 1869 1944 Music
Cooke, Charles 1891 1958 Music
Cooke, Marvel Jackson 1903 2000 Journalism
Cooke, Sam 1931 1964 Music
Cooke, William E. "Washboard Bill" 1905 2003 Music (blues)
Coons, Orlando 1915 1998 Sports
Cooper, Ada Augusta Newton 1861   Education
Cooper, Andy 1898 1941 Sports
Cooper, Anna Julia Haywood 1858? 1964 Education
Cooper, Arthur     Slavery
Cooper, Clarence, Jr.   1978 Writing
Cooper, Edward Elder 1859 1908 Activism
Cooper, George Clinton     Military
Cooper, Jack Leroy 1888 1970 Music
Cooper, John Walcott 1873 1966 Theater / Film
Cooper, Tarzan 1907 1980 Sports (bsk)
Cooper, Thomas 1775 1820 Slave Narrative
Copeland, John Anthony, Jr. 1834 1859 Activism
Coppin, Fanny Jackson 1837 1913 Activism
Coppin, Levi Jenkins 1848 1924 Religion
Corbin, Joseph Carter 1833 1911 Education
Corbitt, Ted 1919   Sports (trk)
Cornely, Paul Bertau 1906   Medicine
Cornish, Samuel Eli 1795 1858 Activism
Corrothers, James David 1869 1917 Writing
Cortez, Jayne 1936   Writing
Cortor, Eldzier 1916 (approx.)   Art
Cosby, Bill 1937   Theater / Film
Cosby, Camille 1945 (approx.)   Business
Cose, Ellis Jonathan 1951   Journalism
Costen, James Hutten 1931   Religion
Costen, Melva Wilson     Music
Coston, Julia Ringwood 18XX   Journalism
Cotten, Elizabeth 1895 1987 Music
Cotter, Joseph Seamon, Sr. 1861 1949 Writing
Cotton, Dorothy Foreman 1931   Activism
Council, Mildred (Mama Dip)     Work
Councill, William Hooper 1848 1909 Slavery
Cousins, Laura 1927   Science
Couvent, Marie Bernard 1757 (approx.) 1837 Education
Cox, Elbert Frank 1895 1969 Science
Cox, Ida 1896 1967 Music
Cox, Minnie 1869 1933 Business
Cox, Oliver Cromwell 1901 1974 Education
Cox, Wayne Wellington 1864 1916 Business
Craft, Juanita Jewel Shanks 1902 1985 Activism
Craft, William, and Ellen Craft 1824 1900 Slave Narrative
Crafts, Hannah     Writing
Crafus, Richard     Military
Craig, Douglas 1871 1936 Work
Craig, Lulu Mae Sadler     Education
Craigen, Joseph A.     Activism
Crawford, Anthony P. 1860 1916 Slavery
Crawford, James 1810 1888 Religion
Crews, William Henry 1845   Slavery, Work
Crichlow, Ernest T. 1914   Art
Criss, Sonny 1927 1977 Music
Crocker, Frankie 1937 (approx.) 2000 Music
Cromwell, Adelaide M.     Education
Cromwell, John W., Jr.     Business
Cromwell, John Wesley 1846 1927 Education
Cromwell, Oliver [i] 1870s (floruit)   Miscellaneous
Cromwell, Oliver [ii] 1752 1853 Military
Cromwell, Otelia 1874 1972 Education
Cromwell, Robert L. 1830 1880 Activism
Crosse, Rupert 1928 1973 Theater / Film
Crosswaith, Frank Rudolph 1892 1965 Activism
Crosthwait, David Nelson, Jr. 1898 1976 Science
Crothers, Scatman 1910 1986 Theater / Film
Crouch, Andrae 1942   Music
Crouch, Hubert Branch, Sr. 1906 1980 Science
Crouch, Stanley 1945   Writing
Crowdy, William Saunders 1847 1908 Religion
Crudup, Arthur 1905 1974 Music (blues)
Crum, William Demos 1859 1912 Education
Crummell, Alexander 1819 1898 Activism
Crumpler, Rebecca Davis Lee 1831 1895 Medicine
Cruse, Harold W. 1916 2005 Education
Cruz, Celia 1925 2003 Music
Cuffe, Paul, Sr. 1759 1817 Exploration
Cullen, Countee 1903 1946 Writing
Cullen, Frederick Ashbury 1868 1946 Religion
Cumbo, Marion 1899   Music
Cummings, Blondell 194?   Dance
Cummings, Ida Rebecca 1867 1958 Organizations
Cummings, Michael 1945   Art
Cuney, Norris Wright 1846 1896 Politics
Cuney-Hare, Maud 1874 1936 Writing
Current, Gloster B.     Law
Curry, George Edward 1947   Journalism
Curtis, Austin Maurice 1868 1938 Medicine
Curtis, King 1934 1971 Music
Curtis, Namahyoke Sockum 18XX 1935 Medicine
Cuthbert, Marion Vera 1896 1989 Organizations
Cuyjet, Marion Helene Durham 1920 1996 Dance
Da Costa, Mathieu 15XX 1606? Exploration
Dabney, Austin 1865 1952 Military
Dabney, Ford 1883 1958 Music
Dabney, Wendell Phillips 1865 1952 Journalism
Dafora, Asadata 1890 1965 Dance
Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand 19XX 1964 Activism
Dailey, London     Military
Dailey, Ulysses Grant 1885 1961 Medicine
Daly, James A. 19XX 2000 Military
Daly, Marie Maynard 1921   Science
Dameron, Tadd 1917 1965 Music
Dancy, John Campbell, Jr. 1888 1968 Activism
Dandridge, Ray 1913 1994 Sports (bsb)
Dandridge, Dorothy 1922 1965 Theater / Film
Dandridge, Vivian     Theater / Film
Daniel, Everard Washington 18XX 1939 Business
Danticat, Edwidge 1969   Writing
Darby, Dorothy 1909   Military
Dart, Isom 1848 1900 The West
Dash, Julie 1952   Theater / Film
Dave the Potter 1790 after 1862 Art
Davenport, Charles Edward (Cow-Cow) (Charlie) (Chas) 1894 1955 Music (blues)
David, Charles Walter, Jr.     Military
Davidson, Olivia America 1854 1889 Education
Davidson, Shelby J. 1868 1931 Invention
Davis Trussell, Elizabeth Bishop 1920   Medicine
Davis, Alexander K. 18XX   Government
Davis, Allison 1902 1983 Education
Davis, Angela Yvonne 1944   Activism
Davis, Anthony Curtis 1951   Music
Davis, Arthur Paul 1904 1996 Writing
Davis, Belle 1874 after 1938 Music
Davis, Belva 1932   Journalism
Davis, Benjamin Jefferson [i] 1870 1945 Journalism
Davis, Benjamin Jefferson [ii] 1903 1964 Activism
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr. 1912 2002 Military
Davis, Benjamin O., Sr. 1880 1970 Military
Davis, Blind John 1913 1985 Music (blues)
Davis, Corneal A. 1902   Politics
Davis, Eddie "Lockjaw" 1922 1986 Music
Davis, Ernie 1939 1963 Sports (ftb)
Davis, Frances Elliott 1882 1965 Medicine
Davis, Frank Marshall 1905 1987 Writing
Davis, Gary D. 1896 1972 Music (blues)
Davis, Griffith J.     Art
Davis, Harry E. 1882 1955 Activism
Davis, Henrietta Vinton 1860 1941 Activism
Davis, John 17XX 1812 Military
Davis, John Aubrey 1912 2002 Education
Davis, John Warren 1888 1980 Education
Davis, Lelia Foley 1942   Politics
Davis, Madison 1833 1902 Slavery
Davis, Miles 1926 1991 Music
Davis, Noah 1804 1867 Slave Narrative
Davis, Ossie 1917 2005 Theater / Film
Davis, Richard L. 1864? 1900 Activism
Davis, Rodney Maxwell 1942 1967 Military
Davis, Sammy, Jr. 1925 1990 Music
Davis, Thulani 1950?   Writing
Davy, Gloria 1931   Music
Dawson, William Levi [i] 1886 1970 Politics
Dawson, William Levi [ii] 1898/99? 1990 Music
Day, Caroline Stewart Bond 1889 late 1940s Education
Day, John, Jr. 1797   Activism
Day, Leon 1916 1995 Sports (bsb)
Day, Thomas 1801 1861 Art
Day, William Howard 1825 1900 Journalism
Daylie, Holmes "Daddy-O"     Theater / Film
De Baptiste, Richard 1831 1901 Activism
De Lavallade, Carmen 1931   Dance
De Moss, Elwood 1889 1965 Sports (bsb)
De Paris, Sidney 1905 1967 Music
De Paris, Wilbur 1900 1973 Music
De Priest, Oscar Stanton 1871 1951 Politics
Deal, Borden 1922 1985 Writing
Dean, Dora 1872? 1949 Theater / Film
Dean, Harry 1864 1935 Exploration
Dean, Jennie 1852 1913 Education
Dean, Lillian Harris “Pig Foot Mary” 1870 1929 Business
DeBaptiste, George 1814 1875 Activism
DeBaptiste, John     Activism
DeBerry, William Nelson 1870 1948 Religion
Dede, Edmond 1827 1903 Music
Dee, Ruby 1924   Theater / Film
DeFrantz, Anita L. 1952   Sports (admin)
DeGrasse, John Van Surly 1825 1868 Medicine
DeLaine, Rev. Joseph Armstrong 1837 1913 Activism
Delaney, Beauford 1901 1979 Art
Delaney, Joseph 1904 1991 Art
Delaney, Lucy A. Berry 1830 1890 Slave Narrative
Delaney, Sara (Sadie) Mar Johnson 1889 1958 Education
Delany, Bessie and Sadie Delany 1891 1995 Writing
Delany, Clarissa Scott 1901 1927 Writing
Delany, Hubert T. 1901 1990 Law
Delany, Martin Robison 1812 1885 Journalism
Delany, Samuel R. 1942   Writing
DeLarge, Robert Carlos 1842 1874 Politics
Delia 1886? 1900 Folk Legend
Delille, Henriette 1813 1862 Religion
Dellums, C. L. 1900 1989 Activism
Dellums, Ronald 1935   Politics
Demby, Edward T. 1869 1957 Religion
Denby, Charles 1907 1983 Journalism
Dennis, Lawrence 1893? 1977 Writing
Dennis, Walter Decoster 1932 2003 Religion
Denny, John 18XX   Military
Dent, Tom 1932 1998 Writing
DePreist, James 1936   Music
Derricotte, Juliette Aline 1897 1931 Writing
Derricotte, Toi 1941   Writing
Destine, Jean-Leon 1928   Dance
Dett, R. Nathaniel 1882 1943 Music
Detter, Thomas c.1826   Writing
Deveaux, John H. 1848 1909 Activism
Devine, Annie Belle Robinson 1912 (approx.) 2000 Activism
Dexter, James Oronoko 1790s (floruit)   Religion
DeYampert, Warren Traveous     Military
Dial, Thornton, Sr.     Art
Dibble, Eugene Heriot, Jr. 1893 1968 Medicine
Dickens, Dorothy Lee 1908 1993 Writing
Dickenson, Vic 1906 1984 Music
Dickerson, Addie Whiteman 1878   Business
Dickerson, Carroll 1895 1957 Music
Dickerson, Earl Burrus 1891 1986 Business
Dickinson, Castor     Military / Slavery
Dickson, Amanda America 1849 1893 Slavery
Dickson, Moses 1824 1901 Religion
Diddley, Bo 1928   Music (blues)
Diggs, Ellen Irene 1906 1998 Education

 

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