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  • Moses Roper (c.1815 - 1891)
    Moses Roper (c. 1815 – April 15, 1891) was a mulatto slave who wrote one of the major early books about life as a slave in the United States — Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of ...
  • George Joseph Herriman (1880 - 1944)
    George Joseph Herriman (August 22, 1880 – April 25, 1944) was an American cartoonist best known for the comic strip Krazy Kat (1913–1944). More influential than popular, Krazy Kat had a...
  • Grace Towns Hamilton (1907 - 1992)
    Grace Towns-Hamilton (1907–1992) was the first African American woman elected to the Georgia General Assembly. As executive director of the Atlanta Urban League 1943–1960, Hamilton wa...
  • George Alexander Towns, Sr. (1870 - 1960)
    George Alexander Towns Sr. was an educator, poet and playwright who received degrees from both Atlanta University and Harvard University. At Atlanta University he taught English, Pedagogy and debate sk...
  • Langston Hughes (1902 - 1967)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of th...

Project established to capture African-American relations of Doug Robinson and family. In some cases, includes non-related spouses of blood relations.


Barack Obama

Michelle Obama

Craig Robinson (brother of Michelle Obama)

Frederick Douglass

Booker T. Washington

Blanche Bruce, U.S. Senator

Josephine Beal Bruce

Roscoe Conkling Bruce

Clara Burrill Bruce

Muhammad Ali

Laila Conway (daughter of Muhammad Ali)

Colin Powell


Spike Lee

Beyoncé Knowles

Solange Knowles

Tina Knowles (mother of Beyoncé and Solange Knowles)

Halle Berry

Alicia Keys

John Legend

Bill Cosby

Henry Cosby

Kyla Ross

Walter Beverly Pearson

Quincy Jones

Rashida Jones (daughter of Quincy Jones)

Kidada Jones (daughter of Quincy Jones)

Quincy Jones III (son of Quincy Jones)

George Joseph Herriman

Alex Haley

Adam Clayton Powell III

Adam Clayton Powell IV

Capt Sherman Powell

Elizabeth Hobbs Keckly

George Kirkland (USA)

Walter Francis White

Jane White

Langston Hughes

Rep John Mercer Langston

Charles Henry Langston

George William Fairfax

Anne Washington (Fairfax)

Col John Wayles Jefferson (USA)

Eston John Jefferson

Madison Jefferson

Harriet Heckman (Hemings)

Frederick Madison Roberts

George Alexander Towns, Sr.

Grace Towns-Hamilton

Charlotte Hawkins Brown

James Beckwourth

Mildred Delores Loving

Donald Loving [son of Richard Perry Loving and Mildred Delores Loving (Jeter)]

Guy Smith (son-in-law of former Secretary of State Dean Rusk)

Essie Mae Washington-Williams (daughter of Senator Strom Thurmond)

Pinckney Pinchback, Governor

Jean Toomer

Katherine Mary Dunham

Moses Roper

Alexander Lucius Twilight

William Custis Costin

Margaret Garner

Horace King

Kanye West

Sarah "Sally" Hemings

Diana Ross

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Dee Dee Warwick

Dionne Warwick

Whitney Houston

Cissy Houston

Gary Garland

Sarah Vaughan

Natalie Cole

Nat King Cole

Anna Julia Cooper

Archibald Grimké

Angelina Weld Grimke

Francis James Grimké

Charlotte Forten Grimké

Margaret Garner

Mary E. Britton

Julia Britton Hooks

Benjamin Hooks

Jack Johnson

Henry McKee Minton

James M. Bond

Henry F. Bond