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African American History in the American West: Online Encyclopedia of Significant People and Places

The following are short descriptions of individuals, places and events which have contributed to the shaping of African American history. These encyclopedia entries serve as a starting point for much more inclusive descriptions and discussions that appear in other sources. For additional information please consult the print or website sources cited in the entry.

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Entry Titlesort iconEntry Type
Herndon, Wanda J. (1952- )People
Hewitt, Gloria Conyers (1935- )People
Hilliard, William A. (1927-2017)People
Himes, Chester (1909-1984)People
Hobson, Mellody (1969– )People
Holden, Oscar (1887-1969)People
Hollingsworth, Dorothy (1920- )People
Holmes v. Ford (1853)Events
Holmes, Emmett Hercules (1872-1948)People
Holmes, Emory Hestus (1924-1995)People
Holy Cross Catholic Church, Corpus Christi, Texas (1914- )Institutions
Hooper, Sr., Cliff (1917-2001)People
Hopkins, Sam “Lightnin’” (1912-1982)People
Horace Tapscott (1934-1999)People
Horatio Viscount “Berky” Nelson, Jr. (1939-2015)People
Horse, John (1812?-1882)People
Horsford, Steven A. (1973- )People
Hotel Robinson (1897-1921)People
Houston (TSU) Riot (1967)Events
Houston Mutiny of 1917Events
Houston, Drusilla Dunjee (1876-1941)People
Houston, Joshua (1822-1902)People
Houston, Norman Oliver (1893-1981)People
Howard, Rebecca Groundage (1827-1881)People
Howell, Abner Leonard (1877-1966)People
Howell, Lembhard Goldstone (1936- )People
Howell, Martha Ann Jane Stevens Perkins (1875–1954)People
Hubbard Jr., Walter (1924-2007)People
Hudson, Elbert T. (1920-2017)People
Hudson, H. Claude (1886-1989)People
Hundley, Walter R. (1929-2002)People
Hunters Point (San Francisco)Places
Hunter’s Point, San Francisco Uprising (1966)Events
Hurd, Will (1977– )People
Husband, Ron (1950– )People
Huston-Tillotson University (1881- )Institutions
Hutchins, Hutchen R. (1903-1990)People
Hutton, Bobby (1950-1968)People
Ice Cube/Jackson, O’Shea (1969- )People
Ice-T/Marrow, Tracy Lauren (1958- )People
Ikard, Bose (1847-1929)People
Indian Severalty (The Dawes and Curtis Acts) and Black Indian FreedmenPeople
Isaacs, Cheryl Boone (1949---)People
Jackson Street Community Council (1946-1967)Organizations
Jackson, Fay (1902-1988)People
Jackson, George (1941-1971)People
Jackson, James Lloyd (1920-2008)People
Jackson, Joe Winston (1933- )People
Jackson, John Hiram (1912-1997)People
Jackson, Joseph SylvesterPeople
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