Caroline Kreiger

Independent Historian

Caroline Rose Kreiger is currently attending the University of Washington and planning on majoring in Anthropology. She also has an interest in African American history and frequently researches the subject.

Clement Garnett Morgan (1859-1929)

Clement Garnett Morgan, a lawyer and civil rights leader, was born in 1859 to slave parents, Clement and Elizabeth Garnett Morgan in Stafford County, Virginia. Shortly after the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, the family moved to Washington D.C., where Morgan went to Preparatory High School … Read MoreClement Garnett Morgan (1859-1929)

Frederick Randolph Moore (1857-1943)

Frederick Randolph Moore, a political activist and journalist, was born in 1857 to his slave mother and white father in Virginia. While Moore was still very young, the family moved to Washington, D.C., where Moore attended public schools and to make money, sold newspapers on … Read MoreFrederick Randolph Moore (1857-1943)

Marian Wright Edelman (1939- )

Image Ownership: Public Domain Marian Wright Edelman, founder of the Children’s Defense Fund, was born June 6, 1939 in Bennetsville, South Carolina. She was the youngest of five children born to Rev. Arthur Jerome Wright and Maggie Leola Wright.  Rev. Wright, a Baptist minister, died … Read MoreMarian Wright Edelman (1939- )

Charles Clinton Spaulding (1874-1952)

Image Ownership: Public Domain Charles Clinton Spaulding, one of the most successful and influential African American businessmen of the 20th century, was born August 1, 1874 on a farm near Whiteville, North Carolina. His parents, Benjamin McIver and Margaret Moore Spaulding of free ancestry, were … Read MoreCharles Clinton Spaulding (1874-1952)