Independent Historian

Trevor Goodloe is a 2008 graduate of the University of Washington where he majored in history with a minor in dance. His main areas of interest while at the university were labor studies and civil rights history, although he was also interested in Scottish, English, and U.S. history.

Leon Howard Sullivan, Jr. (1922-2001)

Reverend Leon Howard Sullivan Jr. was a successful minister, civil rights advocate, humanitarian and corporate leader known for his creation of the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America and the Sullivan Principles to promote political reform in South Africa. Leon Sullivan was born in Charleston, West … Read MoreLeon Howard Sullivan, Jr. (1922-2001)

Floyd B. McKissick (1922-1991)

Floyd Bixler McKissick replaced James Farmer as National Director of the Congress Of Racial Equality (CORE) on January 3, 1966, making him the second ever National Director of CORE. Under McKissick’s leadership, CORE underwent a radical transformation from an interracial, non-violent civil rights organization into … Read MoreFloyd B. McKissick (1922-1991)

Gwendolynne S. “Gwen” Moore (1951- )

Gwendolynne Moore is the first African American member of Congress from Wisconsin where she represents the state’s Fourth Congressional District. Moore, a community leader and lifelong civil rights and human rights advocate, is the first woman to represent the Fourth Congressional District.  She is only … Read MoreGwendolynne S. “Gwen” Moore (1951- )