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Online Encyclopedia: African American History, 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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Bond, J. Max, Jr. (1935-2009) People
Bond, J. Max, Sr. (1902-1991)People
Bonds, Margaret (1913-1972)People
Bonga, George (1802–1880)People
Bonga, Stephen (1799–1884)People
Bonner, Marita Odette (1899-1971)People
Bontemps, Arna (1902-1973)People
Booker, Cory (1969- )People
Boone Sr., Raymond Harold/ “Ray” (1938–2014)People
Booth, Katie (1907–2005)People
Boothe, Charles Octavius (1845-1924)People
Boseman, Benjamin Anthony (1840-1881)People
Bosley, Freeman Roberson, Jr. (1954- )People
Bost, Eric M. (1952- )People
Bouchet, Edward Alexander (1852-1918)People
Bousfield, Midian Othello (1885–1948)People
Boutte, Alvin J., Sr. (1929-2012)People
Bowen, John Wesley Edward (1855-1933)People
Bowers, Thomas J. (1823-1885)People
Boyd, Rekia (1989-2012)People
Boykin, Keith (1965- )People
Boykin, Otis Frank (1920-1982)People
Brace, Jeffrey (1742?-1827)People
Bradley, Benjamin (1830- ?)People
Bradley, Rudolph Edward, Jr. (1941-2006)People
Brady, Saint Elmo (1884-1966)People
Brady, Wayne A. (1972- )People
Bragg, Robert H. (1919- )People
Brailsford, Marvin Delano (1939- )People
Braithwaite, William Stanley Beaumont (1878-1962)People
Branham, George, III (1962- )People
Branton, Wiley Austin (1923-1988) People
Braun, Carol Moseley (1947- )People
Brawley, Benjamin Griffith (1882-1939)People
Brawley, Otis Webb (1959- )People
Brawley, Tawana Glenda (1972– )People
Brazeal, Aurelia Erskine (1943- )People
Brazile, Donna (1959 - ) People
Brewer, David L., III (1946- )People
Brice, Carol (1918-1985)People
Bridgeman, Ulysses “Junior” (1953– )People
Bridges, Ruby (1954 - )People
Bridgewater, Pamela E. (1947- )People
Brigety II, Reuben Earl (1973– )People
Briggs, Cyril (1888-1966)People
Brimmer, Andrew F. (1926-2012)People
Britton, Theodore R., Jr. (1925- )People
Bromery, Randolph Wilson (1926-2013)People
Brooke, Edward, III (1919-2015)People
Brooks, Charles B. (1865- ?)People
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