Inspiring African Americans: Black History Makers in the United States, 1750-1980

Inspiring African Americans: Black History Makers in the United States, 1750-1980

by George L. Lee

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ISBN-13: 9780786467655
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 01/19/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 489,429
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

The late George L. Lee was the author of several books. His works of art as well as his other published works, were originally run in a variety of newspapers.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Lemuel Haynes 1

James Armistead 1

Josiah Henson 2

Daniel A. Payne 3

Martin R. Delany 4

Mary Ellen Pleasant 5

Hiram R. Revels 6

Mordecai Johnson 6

James W. Healy 7

Oscar De Priest 7

Henry Mack 8

Henry Fitzbutler 9

Harry T. Burleigh 9

Sylvester Magee 10

Robert Smalls 10

Allen Allensworth 11

T. McCants Stewart 12

Josh White 12

Edward C. Berry 13

Lucy Craft Laney 14

Alexandre Dumas 14

Nathan F. Mossell 15

Pearl Prirnus 15

Junius G. Groves 16

J.L. Thomas 17

Dean Kelly Miller 18

Anthony Overton 19

Jesse Binga 20

Sim T. Webb 21

Mary McLeod Bethune 22

Benjamin Banneker 22

Armond W. Scott 23

Benjamin 0. Davis, Sr. 24

Leroy “Satchel” Paige 24

Robert L. Vann 25

William Pickens 26

John Roy Lynch 26

Channing Tobias 27

Thomas “Fats” Waller 27

Robert A. Cole 28

Eubie Blake 29

Oscar “Papa” Celestin 30

Joe “King” Oliver 31

Edward “Kid” Ory 32

Hall Johnson 33

Clarence Muse 34

Sinclair Henry Jeter 35

Charles “Lucky” Roberts 36

Buddy Johnson 36

Richard M. Jones 36

Earl B. Dickerson 37

Judge Henry Parker 38

Xernona Clayton 38

Walter White 39

Charles Henry (Jack) Blackburn 39

C.B. Powell 40

Benjamin E. Mays 41

Crystal Bird Fauset 42

Cora M. Brown 42

Hattie McDaniel 43

Rex lngram 44

Ethel Waters 45

Elijah Muhammad 46

Rayford W. Logan 47

Raymond Pace Alexander 48

Howard Thurman 49

Ferdinand Q. Morton 49

Roy Wilkins 50

Isaiah T. Montgomery 50

Amanda Randolph 51

William J. Knox 52

Gwendolyn Brooks 52

Helen Marie Guenveur 52

Allison Davis 53

Zora Neale Hurston 54

Arna Bontemps 54

W. Montague Cobb 55

Haile Selassie 1 55

Euclid Louis Taylor 56

David W. Kellum 57

S.B. Fuller 58

Roi Ottley 59

Madame Evanti 59

Ted Poston 60

E. Simms Campbell 61

Canada Lee 62

Cab Calloway 63

Robert C. Weaver 64

Augustus F. Hawkins 65

Boston Daniels 66

Louis Jordan 67

John M. Burgess 68

Avon Long 69

Hugh M. Gloster 70

Willard Motley 71

Frank Robinson 71

George N. Leighton 72

Benjamin 0. Davis, Jr. 73

Lucius H. Pitts 74

Ossie Davis 75

Ulysses Kay 76

Thelonious Monk 77

Wilson C. Riles 78

Joe Williams 79

Ella Fitzgerald 80

Edward W. Brooke 81

William T. Coleman, Jr. 82

The “Ink Spots” 83

Rachel Robinson 84

Dempsey J. Travis 85

Walter E. Washington 86

James A. “Billboard” Jackson 86

Ruby I. Bell 87

“Satchel” Paige 87

Wendell P. Dabney 87

Butterfly McQueen 87

Damon J. Keith 88

Joseph L. Howze 89

Ruby Dee 90

Charles B. Armstrong, Sr. 91

Luke C. Moore 92

Emmett J. Rice 93

Charles L. Gittens 93

Medgar Evers 94

Erroll Garner 94

Otis M. Smith 95

Andrew Hatcher 96

Miles Davis, 111 97

Clotilde Bowen 98

Carl B. Stokes 99

John Coltrane 100

Levi Jackson 101

Francis E. Rivers 101

Kenneth Spencer 101

Carra Dell Owens 101

Leroy R. Johnson 102

A. Leon Higginbotham 103

Manford Byrd, Jr. 104

Ernest N. Morial, 105

Robert G. Clark 106

Martin Luther King, Jr. 107

Shirley Chisolm 107

Thomas D. Parham, Jr. 108

Raymond St. Jacques 109

Isaac T. Gillam IV 110

Kenneth Gibson 111

Jim Tilmon 112

Godfrey Cambridge 113

Richard G. Hatcher 114

Richard Allen 114

Franklin A. Thomas 115

Clerow “Flip” Wilson 116

Johnny Mathis 117

Billy Dee Williams 118

Roland Burris 119

Maynard Jackson, Jr. 120

Richard Arrington 121

Mary F. Berry 122

Mary T. Washington 122

Walter E. Fauntroy 123

Robert Guillaume 124

Frankie “Sugar Chile” Robinson 125

Valaida Snow 125

Julian Bond 126

Lorraine Hansberry 126

Curtis Mayfield 127

George Benson 128

Karen Stevenson 129

Vincent Brooks 129

Mary E. Tiller 129

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