Andrew Samms grew up in University Place, Washington and graduated from Curtis Senior High School. He is currently a freshman at the University of Washington, Seattle and intends on majoring in marketing through the Foster School of Business. He is also pursuing a minor in Spanish and History. He felt obligated to contribute to BlackPast.org to help contribute to the extensive knowledge that the website provides and increase the general body of accessible knowledge of history.
Edward T. “Ned” Coll is a civil rights activist and one time (1972) presidential candidate from Connecticut known for taking on the privatized and segregated beaches along the Connecticut coast in the 1970s. Born in 1940, he grew up in Hartford, Connecticut and was educated at the Jesuit Fairfield University, graduating in 1962. Ned Coll, who … Read MoreNed Coll (1940- )