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Pace, Harry

Page, Alan

Page, Inman Edward

Page, LaWanda

  • Tue, 1920-10-19

    LaWanda Page was born on this date in 1920. She was an African American comedic character actress.

    Born in Cleveland and raised in St....

Paige, Satchel

  • Sat, 1906-07-07

    Satchel Paige was born on this date in 1906. He was an African American baseball player, the first Black pitcher in the American League, and the...

Pamela Alexander

Parham, Truck

  • Wed, 1911-01-25

    *Truck Parham was born on this date in 1911. He was an African American jazz bassist and drummer.

    A longtime fixture in the Chicago...

Parker, Charlie

Parker, John P.

Parker, Junior

  • Fri, 1932-05-27

    Junior Parker was born on this date in 1932. He was an African American Blues singer and musician.

    Herman Parker, Jr., or Little Junior...

Parks, Gordon

  • Sat, 1912-11-30

    *On this date in 1912, Gordon Parks was born. He was an African American photographer and filmmaker.

    Gordon Parks was born in Fort Scott...

Parks, Rosa McCauley

  • Tue, 1913-02-04

    *Rosa Parks was born on this date in 1913. She was an African American civil rights activist.

    Rosa McCauley grew up in Montgomery,...

Parsons, James

  • Sun, 1911-08-13

    *James Parsons was born on this date in 1911. He was an African American lawyer and judge.

    From Kansas City, MO, James Benton Parsons was...

Parsons, Lucy

Paterson, Basil A.

Paterson, David A.

  • Thu, 1954-05-20

    *David Paterson was born on this date in 1954. He is an African American politician. David Alexander Paterson was born in Brooklyn, NY to...

Patrick, Deval

Patterson, Charles R.

  • Mon, 1833-04-08

    *Charles Richard Patterson’s birth in 1833 is celebrated on this date. He was a Black slave who gained his own freedom and became an inventor...

Patterson, Floyd

  • Fri, 1935-01-04

    Floyd Patterson was born on this date in 1935. He was an African American boxer.

    From a poor family in Waco, N.C., he was raised in...

Patterson, Frederick