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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.

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Dunjee, Roscoe (1883-1965)People
Durant, Kevin Wayne (1988- )People
Dusanne, Zoë (1884-1972)People
Dusenbury, Paul R. (1935-1998)People
DuVernay, Ava Marie (1972– )People
Dymally, Mervyn (1923- )People
Dziko, Trish Millines (1957- )People
Eagleson, William LewisPeople
Eagleson, William Lewis (1835-1899) People
Earl Whaley BandPeople
East Pasco Co-op (1965- )People
Eazy-E/Wright, Eric Lynn (1963-1995)People
Edmonds, Jefferson L. (1845-1914)People
Edward A. Carter, Jr. (1916–1963)People
Edward Park Duplex (1831-1900)People
Edwards, Isaiah (1913-1994)People
Edwards, James (1871-1951)People
Elder, Laurence Allen (1952– )People
Ernest C. Tanner (1889-1956)People
Evans, James M. (1962- ) People
Evelyn Bundy Band (c. 1926)People
Factor, Pompey (1849–1928)People
Fagen, David (1875- ?)People
Fango, Gobo (1855-1886)People
Farris, Judge Jerome (1930- )People
Felix, Allyson Michelle (1985– )People
Fields, Green (1840-1914)People
Fields, Mary (1832-1914)People
Fillmore District, San FranciscoPeople
Fire Station 30, Los Angeles Fire Department (1924-1955)People
First AME Church, Oakland (1858- )People
Fisher, Abby (1832- ?)People
Fisher, Ada Lois Sipuel (1924-1995)People
Flake, Green (1828-1903)People
Fleming, George (1937- )People
Fleming, Thomas Courtney (1907-2006)People
Flipper, Henry Ossian (1856-1940)People
Flippin, George Albert (1868–1929)People
Flood, Elizabeth Thorn Scott (1828–1867)People
Flowers, Ruth Cave (1902-1980)People
Flowers, Theodore “Tiger”(1895-1927)People
Ford, Barney L. (1822-1902)People
Ford, Dr. Justina (1871-1952)People
Fort, Syvilla (1917-1975)People
Foster, Marcus A. (1923–1973)People
Fox, Tiger Jack (1907 - 1954)People
Francis, Abner Hunt (1812?–1872)People
Francis, John (1946- )People
Francks, Cree Summer (1969– )People
Francois, Terry (1921-1989)People
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