Rudolph Fisher was born in Washington, DC on this date in 1897. He was an African American physician, roentgen logy specialist, novelist, short...
Last names starting in F
Fisk, Clinton Bowen
Clinton Fisk was born on this date in 1828. He was an American soldier, prohibitionist, businessman, and educator.
Born near the Erie...
This date in 1918 marks the birth of Ella Fitzgerald. She was an African American jazz singer from Newport News, Virginia.
Cornelius Fitzgerald, a Black lawyer, was born on this date in 1863.
He was from Jonesboro, Tennessee, one of six sons of Joseph M....
*Roberta Flack was born this date in 1937. She is an African-American singer and educator.
From in Asheville, NC, she earned a BA...
Fleetwood, Christian A.
Christian Fleetwood was born in this date in 1840. He was a Black army officer, editor, a musician, and a government officer.
*Louise Cecelia Fleming was born on this date in 1862. She was a black medical missionary.
From Hibernia Clay County, Florida she was...
Flipper, Henry O.
*This date marks the birth of Henry Ossian Flipper who was the first Black man to graduate from West Point. He came from a family of slaves, born...
Flipper, Henry O.
*On this date in 1999 President Bill Clinton posthumously pardoned Second Lieutenant Henry Ossian Flipper.
The event came 59 years after...
*Theodore “Tiger” Flowers was born on this date in 1895. He was an African-American boxer.
Nicknamed The Georgia Deacon, he was from...
The birth of William T.V. Fontaine in 1909 is celebrated on this date. He was an African-American educator and philosopher.
He was the...
Ford Jr., Harold
*Harold Ford was born on this date in 1970. He is an African American politician.
From Memphis, Tennessee he is the son of Harold Ford...
*The birth of Justina Ford in 1871 is marked on this date. She was an African-American physician and humanitarian.
From Knoxville, a...
On this date in 1928, James Forman was born. He was a civil rights activist who is credited with giving the Student Nonviolent Coordinating...
Forrest, Leon Richard
On this date, we remember the birth of Leon Richard Forrest in 1937. He was an African-American author of large, inventive novels that blend myth...
Ruby Middleton Forsythe was born on this date in 1905. She was an African-American educator from Charleston, SC.
Middleton earned her...
*James Forten’s birth is marked on this date in 1766. He was a Black businessman and abolitionist.
From Philadelphia of free Black...
*The birth of Rose Fortune in 1774 is celebrated on this date. She was a Black law enforcement officer and businesswoman.
*On this date in 1856, Timothy Fortune was born. He was a black journalist and civil rights activist.
He was born a slave in Marianna,...
Andrew Foster was born on this date in 1925. He was an African-American educator and administrator for the deaf.
Born in Ensley, Alabama...