BlackPast.org Facebook BlackPast.org Twitter

Donate to BlackPast.org Donate to BlackPast.org

Shop Amazon and help BlackPast.org

Blackpast.org in the Classroom/ border=

Online Encyclopedia: African American History in the West, People

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.

View Encyclopedia Entries By:  All | People | Places | Churches | Institutions | Events | Groups and Organizations

Entry Titlesort iconEntry Type
Johnson, Tone, Jr. (1944-- )People
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem (1947- )People
Abel, Elijah (1810-1884)People
Abner, Sr. David, (1826-1902)People
Adams, John H. (1927-- )People
Albina Ministerial Alliance (ca. 1964- )People
Albrier, Frances Mary (1898-1987)People
Allen, Anthony D. (1774-1835)People
Allen, Debbie (1950- )People
Allen, Richard [Texas] (1830-1909)People
Allensworth, Allen (1842-1914)People
Allensworth, Josephine Leavell (1855-1938)People
Anderson, Lauren (1965- )People
Anderson, Lucy Hicks [Tobias Lawson] (1886-1954)People
Anderson, Michael P. (1959-2003)People
Anderson, Peter (c.1822-1879)People
Anderson, Talmadge (1932-2011)People
Atkins, Hannah Diggs (1923-2010)People
Austin, William McDonald ( ? -- ? )People
Ball, Alice Augusta (1892-1916)People
Ball, James Presley(1825-1904)People
Bankhead, Lester Oliver (1912-1997)People
Barnett, Powell S. (1883-1971)People
Barr, Roberta Byrd (1919-1993)People
Barrow, Rev. Peter (1840-1906)People
Barton, Katie D. Morgan (1918-2010)People
Bass, Charlotta (1879-1969)People
Bass, Joseph Blackburn (1863-1934)People
Bass, Karen (1953--)People
Beaseley, Delilah Leonium (c.1867-1934)People
Beauchamp, Henry (1933-2013)People
Beaver, Jefferson A. (1908-1991)People
Beavers, Jr., George (1892-1989)People
Beavers, Louise (1902-1962)People
Beckwourth, James Pierson (c. 1805 - 1866)People
Bell, Philip Alexander (1808-1889)People
Bellinger, Charles (1875-1937)People
Bellinger, Valmo (?-1994)People
Ben Gross (1921-- )People
Bennett, Chris H. (1943- )People
Bickford, Sarah Gammon (1855-1931)People
Biggers, John Thomas (1924-2001)People
Biggs, Lodie (?--?)People
Blackwell, Robert “Bumps” (1918-1985)People
Blair, Norvel (1825-1916)People
Bogle, Kathryn (1906-2003)People
Booker Washington in Seattle, 1913People
Boone, Ashley A., Jr. (1938-1994)People
Boutelle, Frazier Augustus (1840-1924) People
Bowlegs, Billy/Holata Micco (1810-1864)People
Copyright 2007-2011 - BlackPast.org v2.0 | blackpast@blackpast.org | Your donations help us to grow. | We welcome your suggestions. | Mission Statement

BlackPast.org is an independent non-profit corporation 501(c)(3). It has no affiliation with the University of Washington. BlackPast.org is supported in part by a grant from Humanities Washington, a state-wide non-profit organization supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the state of Washington, and contributions from individuals and foundations.