*The birth of Susan McKinney Steward in 1847, is celebrated on this date. A physician, she was one of the first Black women to earn a medical...
Last names starting in S
Stewart, Susan M.
Stewart, Thomas McCants
Thomas McCants Stewart was born on this date in 1854. He was a Black attorney, educator, and minister.
He was born in Charleston, SC....
*William Still was born on this date in 1821. He was a black abolitionist, conductor on the Underground Railroad, writer, historian and activist...
Still, William Grant
On this date in 1895, William Grant Still was born. He was an African American musician and composer.
From Woodville, Mississippi, he...
*On this date in 1924, Edward “Sonny” Stitt was born. He was an African-American jazz saxophonist, one of the most consistently important reed...
Stokes, Carl Burton
Carl Stokes was born on this date in 1927. He was an African-American lawyer and political leader.
Born in Cleveland, Carl Burton Stokes...
*Louis Stokes was born on this date in 1925. He is an African-American politician and administrator.
From Cleveland, Ohio, he was one of...
Rembert E. Stokes was born on this date in 1917. He was an African-American bishop, educator, and administrator.
He received a Bachelor...
Jesse Stone was born on this date in 1901. He was an African-American band leader, song writer, and music producer.
Born in Atchison, KS...
*Lucy Stone was born on this date in 1818. She was an American reformer, who was a pioneer in the abolitionist movement and women's rights...
Stout, Juanita Kidd
*The birth of Dr. Juanita Kidd Stout in 1919 is marked on this date. She was an African-American educator, lawyer, and in 1959 was one of the...
Lou Stovall, an African-American master printmaker and artist, was born on this date in 1937.
Born in Athens, Georgia, he grew up in...
Stowe, Harriet Beecher
*The birth of Harriet Beecher Stowe in 1811 is celebrated on this date.
From Cincinnati, she is probably the most famous of the Beecher...
On this date in 1915, Billy Strayhorn was born. He was an African-American composer and jazz pianist.
William Thomas Strayhorn was born...
Sullivan, Leon H.
The Reverend Leon H. Sullivan was born on this date 1922. He was an African-American minister, businessman, educator, and founder of a nonprofit...
Donna Summer was born on this date in 1948. She is an African-American singer, songwriter, and artist.
Born in the Dorchester community...
Charles Sumner was born on this date in 1811. He was an American politician and abolitionist.
He was from Boston, Massachusetts. Sumner,...
This date celebrates the birth of an African King Sundiata Keita, also known as Mari Diata, in approximately 1210.
Keita was the founder...
Sekou Sundiata was born on this date in 1948. He was an African-American poet who writes for print, performance, music, and theater and he is a...
Sutton, Percy Ellis
Percy Sutton, an African-American lawyer and entrepreneur, was born on this date in 1920.
Born in San Antonio, TX, Percy Ellis Sutton...