Volume 8: Uggams - Zuber

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Entry Name Birth Death Primary Category
Uggams, Leslie 1943   Theater / Film
Uncle Jack 1747? 1842 Slave Narrative
Uncles, Charles Randolph 1859 1933 Religion
Unseld, Westley Sissel 1946   Sports (bsk)
Unthank, DeNorval     Activism
Upshaw, Eugene Thurman, Jr. (Gene) 1945   Sports (ftb)
Vails, Nelson 1960   Sports (cycling)
Vaird, Lauretha   1996 Crime
Valentine, Kid Thomas 1896 1987 Music
Van Engle, Dorothy 1917? 2004 Theater / Film
Van Peebles, Melvin 1932   Theater / Film
Vanderpool, Jacob     Crime
Vanderzee, James Augustus Joseph 1886 1983 Art
Vandross, Luther 1951 2005 Music
VanDuvall, Ernestine     Business
Vann, Robert L. 1879 1940 Journalism
Varick, James 1750 1827 Religion
Vashon, George Boyer 1824 1878 Education
Vashon, Susan Paul Smith 1838 1912 Education
Vaughan, Sarah 1924 1990 Music
Veale, Charles 1856   Military
Vedrine, Soliny     Religion
Veney, Bethany 1815   Slave Narrative
Verrett, Shirley 1931   Music
Vesey, Denmark 1767 (approx.) 1822 Activism
Vick, Harold 1936 1987 Music
Vick, Samuel Hynes 1863 1935? Activism
Vivian, Cordy Tindell (C.T.)     Activism
Vogelsang, Peter 18XX   Military
Voorhis, Robert 1700? 18XX Slave Narrative
Vroman, Mary Elizabeth 1924 (approx.) 1967 Writing
Waddles, (Mother) Charleszetta Lina Campbell 1912 2001 Religion
Waddy, Harriet M. West 1904 1999 Military
Waddy, Joseph C. 1911 1978 Law
Wade Gayles, Gloria 19XX   Education
Wagoner, Henry O. 1816 1901 Activism
Waits, Freddie 1943 1989 Music
Walcott, Bess Bolden 1886 1988 Education
Walcott, Derek 1930   Writing
Walcott, Jersey Joe 1914 1994 Sports (box)
Walcott, Joe 1872 1935 Sports (box)
Walden, Austin Thomas 1885 1965 Law
Waldron, J. Milton 1863 1925 Activism
Walker, Aida Overton 1880 1914 Theater / Film
Walker, Albertina 1929   Music
Walker, A'Lelia 1885 1931 Business
Walker, Alice Malsenior 1944   Writing
Walker, Arthur Bertram Cuthbert, Jr. 1936 2001 Science
Walker, Charles Thomas 1858 1921 Religion
Walker, David 1796? 1830 Writing
Walker, Edwin G. 1831? 1901 Politics
Walker, George Theophilus 1922   Music
Walker, Kara 1969   Art
Walker, Madam C. J. 1867 1919 Business
Walker, Maggie Lena 1867 1934 Business
Walker, Margaret 1915 1998 Writing
Walker, Moses Fleetwood 1857 1924 Sports (bsb)
Walker, Quok     Slavery
Walker, T-Bone 1910 1975 Music
Walker, Weldy 1860 1937 Sports (bsb)
Walker, William [i] 1819?   Slavery
Walker, William Otis 1896 1981 Journalism
Walker, Wyatt Tee 1929   Activism
Wall, Fannie Franklin 1860? 1944 Organizations
Wallace, Charles     Business
Wallace, Coley 19XX 2005 Sports (trk)
Wallace, Daniel Webster     The West
Wallace, Sippie 1898 1986 Music (blues)
Wallace, William "Onikwa"     Art
Waller, Fats 1904 1943 Music
Waller, John Louis 1853 1907 Politics
Waller, Odell 1917? 1942 Work
Walley, Augustus 1856 1938 Military
Walls, Josiah Thomas 1842 1905 Politics
Walls, William Jacob 1885 1975 Religion
Walrond, Eric 1898 1966 Journalism
Walters, Alexander 1858 1917 Religion
Wamba, Philippe Enoc 1971 2002 Journalism
Ward Sears, Leah Jeanette 1955   Law
Ward, Calvin Edouard     Music
Ward, Clara 1924 1973 Music
Ward, Gertrude Mae 1901   Music
Ward, Samuel Ringgold 1817 1866? Activism
Ward, T. M. D. 1823 1894 Religion
Ward, Theodore (Ted) 1902 1983 Writing
Ward, William 1839/40   Activism
Ware, Wilbur 1923 1979 Music
Warfield, Paul 1942   Sports (ftb)
Warfield, William Caesar 1920 2002 Music
Waring, Laura Wheeler 1887 1948 Art
Warwick, Dionne 1940   Music
Washboard Sam 1910 1966 Music
Washington, Augustus 1820 (approx.) 1875 Art
Washington, Booker T. 1856? 1915 Education
Washington, Denzel 1954   Theater / Film
Washington, Dinah 1924 1963 Music
Washington, Fanny Smith 1858 1884 Education
Washington, Forrester Blanchard 1887 1963 Education
Washington, Fredi 1903 1994 Theater / Film
Washington, George 1817 1905 The West
Washington, Grover, Jr. 1943 1999 Music
Washington, Harold 1922 1987 Politics
Washington, Harry 1740?   Slavery
Washington, James Melvin 1948 1997 Education
Washington, James W., Jr. 1909   Art
Washington, Jerome     Activism
Washington, Kenny 1918 1971 Sports (ftb)
Washington, Madison     Slavery
Washington, Margaret Murray 1861 1925 Organizations
Washington, Mary Helen 1941   Writing
Washington, Mary Thelma   2005 Business
Washington, Mildred   1933 Theater / Film
Washington, Ora 1899 1971 Sports (ten, bsk)
Washington, Valores J. (Val) 1901 1995 Politics
Washington, Walter E. 1915 2003 Government
Washington, Warren Morton 1936   Science
Washington-Williams, Essie Mae 1925   Politics
Waters, Ethel 1896 1977 Music
Waters, Maxine 1938   Politics
Waters, Muddy 1915 1983 Music (blues)
Waters, Sylvia 1940   Dance
Watkins, Julius 1921 1977 Music
Watkins, Mel 1940   Journalism
Watson, Anthony J.     Military
Watson, Barbara Mae 1918 1983 Government
Watson, Bob (The Bull) 1946   Sports (bsb)
Watson, Ella     Work
Watson, James Lopez 1922 2001 Law, Military
Watson, Johnny "Guitar" 1935 1996 Music (blues)
Watson, Samuel Codes 1832 1891 Politics
Watt, Melvin 1945   Politics
Wattleton, Alyce Faye 1943   Activism
Watts, André 1946   Music
Watts, J. C. 1957   Politics
Wayans, Keenen Ivory 1958   Theater / Film
we Langa, Wopashitwe Mondo Eyen     Activism
Weaver, Anna Bolden     Education
Weaver, Robert Clifton 1907 1997 Government
Weaver, William B.     Education
Webb, Chick 1902 1939 Music
Webb, Frank J. 1828 1894? Writing
Webb, Jane ca. 1680   Slavery
Webb, Mary 1828 1859 Activism
Webb, Wellington Edward 1941   Politics
Webster, Ben 1909 1973 Music
Webster, Milton Price 1887 1925 Activism
Wedgeworth, Robert, Jr. 1937   Education
Weeks, James      
Weems, Carrie Mae 1953   Art
Weems, Renita J. 1954   Education
Weir, Reginald S. 1911 1987 Sports (ten)
Weir, Samuel 1812 1844 Religion
Welch, Elizabeth 1908 2003 Music
Welcome, Verda Freeman 1907 1990 Politics
Wells, Dicky 1907 1985 Music
Wells, James Lesesne 1902 1993 Art
Wells, Junior 1934 1998 Music (blues)
Wells, Willie 1908/05 1989 Sports (bsb)
Wells-Barnett, Ida Bell 1862 1931 Activism,
Wesley, Charles Harris 1891 1987 Religion
Wesley, Cynthia 1949? 1963 Activism
Wesley, Dorothy Burnett Porter 1905 1995 Education
West, Cornel 1953   Education
West, Dorothy 1907 1998 Writing
West, Miguel S.     Medicine
West, Togo D., Jr.     Politics
Westbrook, Peter 1954?   Sports
Weston, Maudelle Bass 1908 1989 Dance
Wharton, Clifton Reginald 1899 1990 Government
Wharton, Clifton Reginald, Jr. 1926   Business
Wheatley, Phillis 1753 (approx.) 1784 Writing
Wheatstraw, William Bunch (Peetie) 1902 1941 Music (blues)
Wheeler, Emma Rochelle 1882 1957 Medicine
Wheeler, John Hervey 1908 1978 Business
Whetsol, Artie 1905 1940 Music
Whipper, Ionia Rollin 1872 1953 Medicine
Whipper, William 1804 1876 Activism
Whipper, William J. 1835 1907 Politics
Whipple, Dinah 17XX 17?? Education
Whipple, Prince 17XX 1797 Military
Whitaker, Effie 1892 1964 Activism
Whitaker, Mark 1957   Journalism
White, Augustus Aaron, III 1936   Medicine
White, Barry 1944 2003 Music
White, Bukka 1909? 1977 Music (blues)
White, Charles 1918 1979 Art
White, Charley C 1885 1974 Religion
White, Eartha Mary Magdalene 1876 1974 Activism
White, George Henry 1852 1918 Politics
White, Jacob C., Jr.     Religion
White, Jesse Clark, Jr. 1934   Sports
White, John H. 1942   Art
White, Josh 1915 1969 Music
White, Lulu Belle 1900 1957 Activism
White, Reginald Howard "Reggie" 1961 2005 Sports (ftb)
White, Sarah 1958   Activism
White, Slappy 1921 1995 Theater / Film
White, Solomon 1868 1955 Sports (bsb)
White, Walter Francis 1893 1955 Activism
White, William Jefferson 1832 1913 Journalism
White, William Sylvester, Jr.     Military
Whitehead, Colson 1969   Writing
Whiteside, Larry 1938 2007 Journalism
Whitfield, James Monroe 1822 1871 Activism
Whitfield, Owen     Activism
Whitman, Albery Allson 1851 1901 Writing
Whittaker, Johnson Chesnut 1858 1931 Education
Whitten, Jack 1939   Art
Wickham, DeWayne 1946   Journalism
Wideman, John Edgar 1941   Writing
Wilberforce, Daniel Flickinger 1855   Education
Wilder, Douglas 1931   Politics
Wilkens, Lenny 1937   Sports (bsk)
Wilkerson, Doxey Alphonso 1905 1993 Education
Wilkerson, Vernon Alexander 1901 1968 Medicine
Wilkins, Ernie 1919 1999 Music
Wilkins, J. Ernest, Jr. 1923   Science
Wilkins, Joe Willie 1921 1979 Music
Wilkins, Roger Wood 1932   Journalism
Wilkins, Roy 1901 1981 Organizations
Wilkinson, Henry B.     Writing
Wilkinson, Marion Birnie 1870 1956 Organizations
Willet, Chappie 1907 1976 Music
Williams, Aaron     Theater / Film
Williams, Bert, and George Walker 1874 1922 Theater / Film
Williams, Big Joe 1903 1982 Music (blues)
Williams, Billy Leo 1938   Sports (bsb)
Williams, Camilla Ella 1919/22   Music
Williams, Carla 1965   Art
Williams, Cathay 1844   The West
Williams, Clara Belle     Medicine
Williams, Clarence 1893 1965 Music
Williams, Claude "Fiddler"     Music
Williams, Cootie 1910 1985 Music
Williams, Daniel Hale 1856 1931 Medicine
Williams, Doug 1955   Sports (ftb)
Williams, Edward Christopher 1871 1929 Education
Williams, Ella V. Chase 1852   Education
Williams, Emily Harper 1873 1933 Education
Williams, Eugene 19XX 1919 Activism
Williams, Fannie Barrier 1855 1944 Organizations
Williams, Frances E. 1905 1994 Theater / Film
Williams, George Washington 1849 1891 Activism
Williams, Hosea 1926 2000 Activism
Williams, Isaac D. 1821 1898 Slave Narrative
Williams, James 1825   Slave Narrative
Williams, Joe 1918 1999 Music
Williams, John Alfred 1925   Writing
Williams, Kenny J. 1928 2003 Education
Williams, Lavinia 1916 1989 Dance
Williams, Leon Lawson     Business
Williams, Marion 1927 1994 Music
Williams, Mary Lou 1910 1981 Music
Williams, Melvin Jr.     Military
Williams, Melvin Sr.     Military
Williams, Paul Revere 1894 1980 Art
Williams, Peter, Jr. 1780? 1840 Activism
Williams, Peter, Sr. 1749 1849/23 Religion
Williams, Preston     Education
Williams, Robert Franklin 1925 1996 Activism
Williams, Sally (Aunt Sally) 1796?   Slave Narrative
Williams, Serena, and Venus Williams 19821981; V '80   Sports (ten)
Williams, Sherley Anne 1944 1999 Writing
Williams, Smokey Joe 1886 1951 Sports (bsb)
Williams, Stanley "Tookie"   2006 Crime
Williams, Tony 1945   Music
Williams, Walter E. 1936   Journalism
Williams, Wesley     Misc.
Williamson, Fred 1938   Theater / Film
Williamson, John Hendrick 1844   Slavery
Williamson, Sonny Boy [Aleck Miller] 1914 1948 Music (blues)
Williamson, Sonny Boy [No. 1] 1910 1965 Music (blues)
Willis, Deborah 1948   Art
Willis, William Shedrick, Jr. 1921 1983 Education
Willmott, Kevin     Theater / Film
Wills, Harry 1889 1958 Sports (box)
Wills, Maury 1932   Sports (bsb)
Willson, Joseph 1817 1895 Writing
Wilson, Alyce McCarroll     Activism
Wilson, August 1945 2005 Writing
Wilson, Butler 1860 1939 Activism
Wilson, Cassandra 1955   Music
Wilson, Ed 1925   Art
Wilson, Edith Goodall 1896/1906 1981 Music (blues)
Wilson, Ellis 1899 1977 Art
Wilson, Ernest Judson 1899 1963 Sports (bsb)
Wilson, Flip 1933 1998 Theater / Film
Wilson, Frank H. 1886 1956 Theater / Film
Wilson, Fred 1954   Art
Wilson, Gerald 1918   Music
Wilson, Harriet E. 1828 (approx.)   Writing
Wilson, J. Finley 1881 1952 Activism
Wilson, Jackie 1934 1984 Music
Wilson, John Woodrow 1922   Art
Wilson, Margaret Bush 1919   Law
Wilson, Mary 1944   Music
Wilson, Milton James     Business
Wilson, Olly 1937   Music
Wilson, Orlandus 1917 1998 Music
Wilson, Shadow 1919 1959 Music
Wilson, Sunnie 1908 1999 Business
Wilson, Teddy 1912 1986 Music
Wilson, William Joseph     Writing
Wilson, William Julius 1935   Education
Wimberly, Dred 1848 1937 Activism
Winfield, Dave 1951   Sports (bsb)
Winfield, Hemsley 1907 1934 Theater / Film
Winfield, Paul 1941 2004 Theater / Film
Winfrey, Oprah 1954   Business
Winkfield, Jimmy 1882 1974 Sports (jockey)
Winston, Isabella 1888 1971 Business
Withers, Ernest C. 1922   Art
Withers, William "Bill" 1938   Music
Witten, Juan Bautista (Big Prince)     Military
Wolfe, George C. 1954   Theater / Film
Womack, Bobby 1944   Music
Wonder, Stevie 1950   Music
Wood, William Vernell 1936   Sports (ftb)
Woodard, Beulah Ecton 1895 1955 Art
Woodbey, George Washington 1854 1937 Religion
Woodby-McKane, Alice 1863 (approx.) 1946 Medicine
Wooding, Sam 1895 1985 Music
Woodruff, Hale Aspacio 1900 1980 Art
Woods, Granville T. 1856 1910 Invention
Woods, Mattiebelle 1904 2005 Journalism
Woods, Sylvia 19XX   Business
Woods, Tiger 1975   Sports (golf)
Woodson, Carter Godwin 1875 1950 Education
Woodyard, Sam 1925 1988 Music
Work, John Wesley, III 1901 1967/68 Music
Work, John Wesley, Jr. 1873 1925 Music
Work, Monroe Nathan 1866 1945 Journalism
Wormley, James 1819 1884 Business
Wright, Binkley T.     Crime
Wright, Charles S. 1932   Writing
Wright, Cleo 1916 1942 Crime
Wright, Jane 1919 (approx.)   Science
Wright, Jonathan Jasper 1840 1885 Law
Wright, Louis Tompkins 1891 1952 Medicine
Wright, Mary Herring     Writing
Wright, Richard 1908 1960 Writing
Wright, Richard Robert, Sr. 1855 1947 Slavery
Wright, Stan 1921 1998 Sports (trk)
Wright, Theodore Sedgwick 1797 1847 Activism
Wright, Wild Bill 1914 1996 Sports (bsb)
Wyatt, Addie L. 1924   Activism
Wysinger, Edmond     Activism
Xuma, Madie Hall 1894 1982 Education
Yancey, Mama 1896 1986 Music (blues)
Yarbrough, Emmanuel (Manny)     Sports
Yarrow, Mamout 1706 (approx.) 1820 (approx.) Slavery
Yates, James 1906 1994 Activism
Yates, Josephine A. 1859 1912 Education
Yates, William Henry 1816 1868 Activism
Yerby, Frank 1916 1991 Writing
Yergan, Max 1892 1975 Activism
York 1772 (approx.) 1832 The West
Young, Plummer Bernard 1884? 1962 Journalism
Young, Al 1939   Writing
Young, Andrew Jackson, Jr. 1932   Government
Young, Buddy 1926 1983 Sports (ftb)
Young, Charles 1864 1922 Military
Young, Coleman 1918 1997 Politics
Young, James Hunter 1858 1921 Activism
Young, Jean Childs 1933 1994 Activism
Young, Kevin 1970   Writing
Young, Lester 1909 1959 Music
Young, Preston Bernard 1884 1962 Journalism
Young, Roger Arliner 1889 1964 Science
Young, Rosa J. 1890   Education
Young, Trummy 1912 1984 Music
Young, Whitney Moore, Jr. 1921 1971 Activism
Younge, Sammy Leamon 1944 1966 Activism
Zampty, John Charles     Activism
Zollar, Jawole 1950   Dance
Zuber, Paul Burgess 1927   Activism

 

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