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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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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
Hurd, Will (1977– )People
Husband, Ron (1950– )People
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, 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
Jackson, Lydia Flood (1862-1963)People
Jackson, Maynard, Sr. (1898-1953)People
Jackson, Oliver Toussaint (1862–1948)People
Jackson, Rev. Mance (1931-2007)People
Jackson-Lee, Sheila (1950 - )People
Jacobs, Alma S. (1916-1997)People
James & Lydia SimsPeople
James, Jane Elizabeth Manning (1813-1908)People
James, Joseph (? -- ?)People
Jefferson, Silas (1835-1913)People
Jefferson, Wallace B. (1963- )People
Jeffries, Herbert “Herb” (1913-2014)People
Jenkins, Harold “Slim” (1890-1967)People
Jennings, Gladys (1925- )People
Johnson, Charles (1948-- )People
Johnson, Charles V. (1928- )People
Johnson, Dorthy (1945- ) People
Johnson, George Marion (1900-1989)People
Johnson, Gregory Lee (1945- )People
Johnson, James Coody (1864-1927)People
Johnson, Kevin Maurice (1966- )People
Johnson, Raymond L., Sr. (1922-2011)People
Jones, Addison (ca. 1845-1926)People
Jones, David “Deacon” (1938-2013)People
Jones, Derrick (1983-2010)People
Jones, Dora (1890-1972)People
Jones, Lucy (Lucile) Berkeley Buchanan (1884-1989)People
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