On this date in 1867, Emma Azalia Smith Hackley was born. She was an African-American classical singer, social worker, writer, philanthropist,...
Last names starting in H
Jester Hairston was born on this date in 1901. He was an African American choral composer and actor.
The grandson of slaves from the...
*This date marks the birth of Mother Hale in 1905. She was an African-American activist for civil and children’s rights and the founder of Hale...
*Alex Haley was born on this date in 1921. He was an African American author, whose books helped popularize the study of Black history and...
On this date in 1901, Adelaide Hall was born. She was an African American entertainer, dancer, and vocalist.
She was born in Brooklyn,...
On this date in 1901, Juanita Hall was born. She was an African American singer and actress.
She was born in Keyport, N.J., educated in...
On this date in 1894, Lloyd Hall was born. He was an African American chemist.
Lloyd August Hall Lloyd Hall was born in Elgin, IL. His...
Hall, S. E.
*S. Edward. Hall was born on this date in 1878. He was an African-American businessman and civil rights activist.
One of five children (...
Hamer, Fannie Lou
Fannie Lou Hamer was born on this date in 1917. She was an African American civil rights activist.
Born Fannie Lou Townsend in Montgomery...
*On this date in 1907, Grace Towns Hamilton was born. She was an African-American civil rights advocate, feminist, and politician.
*Lewis Hamilton was born on this date in 1985. He is a Black English Formula One Race Car Driver.
From Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England...
*LisaGay Hamilton was born on this date in 1964. She is an African-American actress and film director and producer.
From New York City...
*Virginia Esther Hamilton was born on this date in 1936. An African-America writer, from Yellow Springs, Ohio, she was the daughter of Kenneth...
Jupiter Hammonm a Black poet and the first published black writer in America, was born on this date in 1711.
Hammon served several...
*The birth of Henry Hampton in 1940 is marked on this date. He was an African American filmmaker.
Hampton was born in St. Louis and as a...
*On this date in 1909, James Hampton was born. He was an African-American folk artist.
Born in Elloree, South Carolina, his father was...
On this date in 1909, Lionel Hampton was born. He was an African American musician and composer. He was one of the first jazz vibraphonist and...
Herbie Hancock was born on this date in 1940. He is an African American musician, composer, and arranger.
From Chicago his parents weren...
Handy, W. C.
W. C. Handy was born on this date in 1873. He was an African American composer, cornet player, and bandmaster,
Born in a two-room cabin...
On this date we celebrate the birth of Abram Hannibal in 1697. He was an African slave who became a major general and military engineer in Russia...
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