Felix Brenton

Independent Historian

Felix Brenton is an undergraduate student of American Studies at the University of Sussex, England, with a particular interest in American society in the Twentieth century.  He is currently attending the University of Washington, Seattle as an undergraduate exchange student for one year, further developing his interest in American history, culture and society. On completion of his degree in 2010 he is considering going into teaching.

Sophia Danenberg (1972- )

Image ownership: Public Domain In 2006 Sophia Danenberg became the first African American and first black woman from anywhere in the world to climb the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest in the Himalayas (Nepal). Sophia Marie Scott was born in 1972 in Homewood, … Read MoreSophia Danenberg (1972- )

American Colonization Society (1816-1964)

Membership Certificate, American Colonization Society Image Ownership: Public Domain The American Colonization Society (ACS), also known as the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Color in the United States, emerged in 1816 as a national organization dedicated to promoting the manumission of the … Read MoreAmerican Colonization Society (1816-1964)