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Rosa Louise Parks MP (1913 - 2005)

She was an African American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress later called "the first lady of civil rights", and "the mother of the freedom movement". On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, A...

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George Washington Carver MP (1864 - 1943)

Mary Ann was George's real Mom. the accounts vary on what happen to her after she was kidnapped. one of the accounts is below George Washington Carver (January 1864 - January 5, 1943), was an America...

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James Forten (1766 - 1842)

James Forten was a wealthy African-American businessman (sail maker) and abolitionist, born free in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Forten began experimenting with different types of sails for ships and fi...

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James Lafayette (1760 - 1830)

James Armistead was a slave owned by William Armistead of Virginia. His date of birth is usually given as 1760, but may have been 1748. During the American Revolutionary War, James received permission ...

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William Lee, Valet to President George Washington MP (c.1750 - c.1828)

William Lee Valet to President George Washington This profile meant to Honor William s contibution to the History of America, through his Valued Service to President George Washington See also ...

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York MP (1770 - c.1822)

York A very important figure in respect to the discovery of the American West , and a key Team Member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. History records this man as a "Jack of all trades" York`s ab...

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Lewis W Woodson (1806 - 1878)

================================== From FindAGrave: Lewis Woodson (January 1806 – January 1878) was an educator, minister, writer, and abolitionist. He was an early leader in the African Met...

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Capt. Paul Cuffee MP (1759 - 1817)

Paul Cuffee (January 17, 1759 – September 9, 1817) was a Quaker businessman, Sea Captain, patriot, and abolitionist. He was of Aquinnah Wampanoag and African Ashanti descent and helped colonize ...

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Rev. Peter Spencer MP (c.1782 - 1843)

Peter Spencer -- Church Founder, Businessman, and Educator Peter Spencer is heralded as the father of Delaware's Independent Black Church Movement. Spencer's biographer, Lewis V. Baldwin, informs us ...

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Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé MP

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, mais conhecido como Pelé (Três Corações, 23 de outubro de 1940), é um ex-futebolista brasileiro que atuava como atacante. É reco...

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Sarah "Sally" Hemings MP (c.1773 - c.1835)

Sally Hemings (Shadwell, Albemarle County, Virginia, circa 1773 – Charlottesville, Virginia, 1835) was an American slave owned by Thomas Jefferson. She is said to have been the half-sister of Je...

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Joseph Phillippe LeMercier LaRoche MP (1886 - 1912)

Mr Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche was born in Cap Haitien, Haiti on 26 May 1886. In 1901, at age 15, he left Haiti and travelled to Beauvais, France, where he hoped to join the high school to study ...

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