Philippa Schuyler (1931-1967)

Image Ownership: Public domain Philippa Duke Schuyler was an African American child prodigy, pianist, composer, journalist, and author. She became famous in the 1930s and 1940s for her unique musical talents, mixed-race background, and the abnormal methods her parents used to raise her. Schuyler was … Read MorePhilippa Schuyler (1931-1967)

Laurence Allen Elder (1952– )

“Image Ownership: Public Domain” Laurence Allen Elder, known commonly as Larry Elder or the “Sage of South Central,” is an African American lawyer, conservative political columnist, and media personality. He is a libertarian-wing Republican and advocates for a variety of causes, spanning from domestic issues … Read MoreLaurence Allen Elder (1952– )

Robert L. Woodson Sr. (1937– )

Born into poverty on April 8, 1937, in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Robert L. Woodson Sr. is often described as the “godfather” of the movement to empower community-based organizations to help themselves. Widely known as a leading black conservative, Woodson rose from liberal-oriented neighborhood civil rights … Read MoreRobert L. Woodson Sr. (1937– )