Worldwide Interesting People: 162 History Makers of African Descent

Worldwide Interesting People: 162 History Makers of African Descent

by George L. Lee

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ISBN-13: 9780786467686
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 01/19/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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



Foreword (by Dr. Helen E. Williams) v

Introduction 1



Piankhi 3

Amenhotep IV 4

Cheops 4

Sunni Ali 5

The Marinides 5

Juan Latino 6

Blessed Martin De Porres 7

Moulay lsmail 8

Buddo 8

Abraham Hannibal 9

Ivan Hannibal 9

Sam Fraunces 10

Alessandro De’ Medici 10

Jean Baptiste Point Dusable 11

Mons. Chevalier De St. Georges 12

Phillis Wheatley 13

Ira Aldridge 14

William Leidesdorff 15

Rudolph Dunbar 15

Joseph Cinque 16

Alexander Crummell 17

Samuel Ringgold Ward 17

Gov. P. B. S. Pinchback 18

Hattie McDaniel 18

Mifflin Wistar Gibbs 19

D. Augustus Straker 20

Menelek ll 21

W. R. Pettiford 22

The ‘Almoravides’ 22

Joseph C. Jeremie 23

Henry Ossawa Tanner 24

Richard B. Harrison 25

Charles Wood 25

Col. Charles Young 26

Dr. John Hope 27

Lt. Comdr. Edward S. Hope 27

Dr. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois 28

Dr. James E. K. Aggrey 29

Charles Clinton Spaulding 30

Arthur A. Schomburg 31

Bert Williams 32

William Stanley B. Braithwaite 33

Josh Gibson 33

William H. Thompkins 34

Robert Penn 34

Sgt. George H. Wanton 35

Dr. Emmett J. Scott 35

Sidney Loman 36

Gen. Frank E. Petersen 36

J. Finley Wilson 37

Errol1 Garner 37

Joel A. Rogers 38

Arthur Dooley Wilson 39

Mary Church Terrell 39

Cong. William L. Dawson 40

Marcus Gamey 41

Roland Hayes 42

Judge Perry B. Jackson 42

Tim Moore 43

Horace Pippin 44

Noble Sissle 45

Madame Evanti 46

E. Franklin Frazier, Ph.D 46

Jomo Kenyatta 47

Capt. Adrian Richardson 48

Dr. Charles S. Johnson 49

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor 49

Eugene Jacques Bullard 50

James A. Bland 50

Lloyd A. Hall 51

Florence Mills 52

Butterbeans and Susie 52

William V. S. Tubman 53

Walter A. Gordon 54

Ada Smith Du Conge 54

Bishop Bravid W. Harris 55

Lt. Clarence Samuels 55

Col. Hubert Fauntleroy Julian 56

Gaston Monnerville 57

J. Raymond Jones 58

King Sobhuza 11 59

Sir Ladapo Ademola 60

Mabel Mercer 61

Dr. Rufus E. Clement 62

Robert Brown Elliott 62

Hale Woodruff 63

Albert Luthuli 64

Richmond Barthe 65

Marian Anderson 66

Bashir Shambe 67

Dr. Ralph J. Bunche 68

Lord Constantine 69

Clara Ward 69

Felix Houphouet-Boigny 70

Dr. Hastings K. Banda 71

Alex Quaison-Sackey 71

J. Saunders Redding 72

Aubrey Pankey 73

Shirley Graham Dubois 74

Josephine Baker 75

Russell S. Gideon 76

Adam Clayton Powell 77

Chester Bomar Himes 78

Sir Edward W. F. Mutesa II 79

Dr. Melvin H. Evans 80

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah 81

Art Tatum 82

Teddy Wilson 83

Fred Hutcherson, Jr. 84

Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa 85

Laurian Rugambwa 86

Dr. Kenneth B. Clark 87

Billy Eckstine 88

Frank Silvera 89

Sir William Arthur Lewis 90

Dr. John Hope Franklin 91

June Richmond 92

Maj. General Frederic E. Davison 93

Mrs. Iris King 94

Archie A. Alexander 94

Dorothy Maynor 95

Dorie Miller 96

Mary Eugenia Charles 97

William Warfield 98

Capt. Chas L. Thomas 99

Pfc. Arthur J. Broadnaux 99

Dr. Joseph H. Jackson 100

Maurice Cardinal Otunga 101

John H. Jackson 102

Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. 103

Julius K. Nyerere 104

Mervyn Dymally 105

George L. Brown 105

Bishop Harold R. Perry 106

Jewel LaFontant 107

Dinah Washington 108

Chalky Wright 108

Robert G. Mugabe 109

Sammy Davis, Jr. 110

Winifred Atwell 111

Pfc. Jack Thomas 112

Lincoln Alexander 113

Hon. Lynden O. Pindling 113

Mary Elizabeth Vroman 114

Eartha Kitt 115

Lt. Gen. Julius W. Becton, Jr. 116

Clifton R. Wharton, Jr. 117

Harry Belafonte 118

Lawrence Joel 119

Robert N. C. Nix 120

Brock Peters 121

Charles B. Rangel 122

Geoffrey Holder 123

Mattiwilda Dobbs 124

Philippa Schuyler 125

Dick Gregory 126

James Brown 127

Simon Estes 128

Donald McHenry 129

Margaret Tynes 130

Robert “Bob” Marley 131

Andre Watts 132



Index 133

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